Xiaomei Zhang, Michael Payne and Ruiting Lan
Front. Microbiol., 24 April 2019 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00835
COMMENT: With the development of whole-genome sequencing technology traditional serotyping is being replaced... + info
Biodiversity and Multifunctional Features of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated From Table Olive Biofilms.
Benítez-Cabello A, Calero-Delgado B, Rodríguez-Gómez F, Garrido-Fernández A, Jiménez-Díaz R, Arroyo-López FN. Front Microbiol. 2019. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00836.
COMMENT: This work studies lactic acid bacteria biodiversity in table olive biofilms, and identifies some strains with potential application as starters for industrial production. + info
Zhao S, Lieberman TD, Poyet M, Kauffman KM, Gibbons SM, Groussin M, Xavier RJ, Alm EJ. Cell Host Microbe. Apr 2019.
COMMENT: The authors study how commensal bacteria diversify and adapt within the human gut of each individual. For that, they analyze the intra-individual evolution of Bacteroides fragilis using culture-based population genomics and metagenomics.... + info
Qiu Z, Coleman MA, Provost E, Campbell AH, Kelaher BP, Dalton SJ, Thomas T, Steinberg PD, Marzinelli EM. Proc Biol Sci. Feb 2019. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.1887.
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Laboratory validation of a clinical metagenomic sequencing assay for pathogen detection in cerebrospinal fluid.
Miller S, Naccache SN, Samayoa E, Messacar K, Arevalo S, Federman S, Stryke D, Pham E, Fung B, Bolosky WJ, Ingebrigtsen D, Lorizio W, Paff SM, Leake JA, Pesano R, DeBiasi R, Dominguez S, Chiu CY. Genome Res. Apr 2019. doi: 10.1101/gr.238170.118.
COMMENT: In this work metagenomics massive sequencing is used to detect pathogens (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites) in cases of encephalitis and meningitis. This kind of metagenomics assay provides a method theoretically able to detect any... + info
O'Grady J, O'Connor EM, Shanahan F. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. Mar 2019. doi: 10.1111/apt.15129.
COMMENT: The review remarks the importance of knowing the gut microbiome composition for personalized diagnostics and diet advice. The traditional role of fibre in our diet is reviewed from the novel point of view provided by microbiome science. The... + info
What's Normal? Microbiomes in Human Milk and Infant Feces Are Related to Each Other but Vary Geographically: The INSPIRE Study
K.A. Lackey, J.E. Williams, C.L. Meehan, J.A. Zachek, E.D. Benda, W.J. Price, J.A. Foster, D.W. Sellen, E.W. Kamau-Mbuthia, E.W. Kamundia et al.
COMMENT: This work reports important results... + info
Hensley-McBain T, Wu MC, Manuzak JA, Cheu RK, Gustin A, Driscoll CB, Zevin AS, Miller CJ, Coronado E, Smith E et al.. PLoS Pathog. Apr 2019. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007672.
COMMENT: In this work the authors investigate about the gastrointestinal dysfunction in HIV patients focusing on the role of neutrophils and on the possible involvement of the intestinal microbiome in the neutrophil-driven inflammation. The authors... + info
Kang DW, Adams JB, Coleman DM, Pollard EL, Maldonado J, McDonough-Means S, Caporaso JG, Krajmalnik-Brown R. Sci Rep. Apr 2019. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42183-0.
COMMENT: In this work the authors show the promissing results of microbiome-based interventions for autism treatment. Bifidobacteria and Prevotella appears to be the most important taxa that increase their relative abundance in the microbiome of autism... + info