Solbiati J, Frias-Lopez J. J Dent Res. Mar 2018. doi: 10.1177/0022034518761644.
COMMENT: Imbalance in the composition of the microbiome, also referred to as microbial dysbiosis, is directly linked to developing certain conditions. Dysbiosis of the oral microbiome is a prime example of how this imbalance leads to disease in the... + info
Bakker PAHM, Pieterse CMJ, de Jonge R, Berendsen RL. Cell. Mar 2018.
COMMENT: Exciting developments in high-throughput molecular analyses of the plant microbiome pinpointed enhanced nutrient uptake, improvement of root architecture, and protection of the host against biotic and abiotic stress as key functions of the... + info
Rothschild D, Weissbrod O, Barkan E, Kurilshikov A, Korem T, Zeevi D, Costea PI, Godneva A, Kalka IN, Bar N, Shilo S, Lador D, Vila AV, Zmora N, Pevsner-Fischer M, Israeli D, Kosower N, Malka G, Wolf BC, Avnit-Sagi T, Lotan-Pompan M, Weinberger A, Halpern Z, Carmi S, Fu J, Wijmenga C, Zhernakova A, Elinav E, Segal E. Nature. Feb 2018. doi: 10.1038/nature25973.
COMMENT: This study has found that our microbiome affects nearly every aspect of our health and its microbial composition, which varies from individual to individual, may hold the key to everything from weight gain to moods. While some microbiome... + info
Sáez de Guinoa J, Jimeno R, Gaya M, Kipling D, Garzón MJ, Dunn-Walters D, Ubeda C, Barral P. EMBO J. Mar 2018.
COMMENT: The composition of the intestinal microbiota varies significantly between individuals, and evidence suggests that alterations in the populations of commensal bacteria (dysbiosis) can result in susceptibility to multiple pathological conditions... + info