Commented references before 2016
Potgieter M, Bester J, Kell DB, Pretorius E. FEMS Microbiol Rev. Jul 2015. doi: 10.1093/femsre/fuv013.
COMMENT: This paper brings the interesting concept of how sterile is the blood in healthy people. Microbes in the blood translocate from mouth and gut and can be intracellular. + info
Non-lethal Inhibition of Gut Microbial Trimethylamine Production for the Treatment of Atherosclerosis.
Wang Z, Roberts AB, Buffa JA, Levison BS, Zhu W, Org E, Gu X, Huang Y, Zamanian-Daryoush M, Culley MK, DiDonato AJ, Fu X, Hazen JE, Krajcik D, DiDonato JA, Lusis AJ, Hazen SL. Cell. Dec 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.11.055S0092-8674(15)01574-3.
COMMENT: Trimethylamine (TMA) N-oxide (TMAO) is a metabolite that depends on gut microbiome and has been related to atherosclerosis in animal models. It is also considered a risk factor for humans. + info