Ducarmon QR, Zwittink RD, Hornung BVH, van Schaik W, Young VB, Kuijper EJ. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. Aug 2019.
COMMENT: This review summarizes current knowledge on colonization resistance to pathogens mediated by the gut microbiome. + info
Sohn G. Kim et al.. Nature. 21 August 2019.
COMMENT: This work demonstrates how lantibiotics produced by some commensal bacteria are able to inhibit the colonization of the gut by pathogens as important as the vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE), a leading cause of hospital-acquired... + info
Gu M, Sun J, Qi C, Cai X, Goulette T, Song M, You X, Sela DA, Xiao H. Food Funct. Aug 2019. doi: 10.1039/c9fo01274e.
COMMENT: In this work the authors study the effect of Limonin, widely found in citrus fruits, in the mice microbiome. Mice were fed with a diet containing 0.05% limonin for 9 weeks. Using liquid chromatography-mass spectrum analysis they... + info
Sberro H, Fremin BJ, Zlitni S, Edfors F, Greenfield N, Snyder MP, Pavlopoulos GA, Kyrpides NC, Bhatt AS. Cell. Aug 2019.
COMMENT: This work is oriented to the detection and study of small proteins in human Microbiomes. The authors carried out a comparative genomics analysis on 1,773 human-associated metagenomes from four different body sites: • ... + info
Bi H, Tian Y, Song C, Li J, Liu T, Chen Z, Chen C, Huang Y, Zhang Y. J Med Microbiol. Aug 2019. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001058.
COMMENT: In this study 29 bladder cancer patients and 26 non-cancer patients were collected prior to antibiotic administration to analyze their urinary microbiota. The authors detected some differences that suggest that urine microbiome... + info