Fungal Microbiota in Chronic Airway Inflammatory Disease and Emerging Relationships with the Host Immune Response.
Zhang I, Pletcher SD, Goldberg AN, Barker BM, Cope EK. Front Microbiol. 2017. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02477.
Microbial communities associated with host mucosal surfaces play essential and diverse roles in biological processes from metabolism to immune regulation and homeostasis. In return, host inflammatory responses can shape the microbial community by... + info
Davenport ER, Sanders JG, Song SJ, Amato KR, Clark AG, Knight R. BMC Biol. Dec 2017. doi: 10.1186/s12915-017-0454-7.
COMMENT: The review covers the evolution of the human gut microbiome analyzing diversity differences within human populations and also comparing the evolution in other non-human primates and distant mammals. + info
Kashyap PC, Chia N, Nelson H, Segal E, Elinav E. Mayo Clin Proc. Dec 2017.
COMMENT: This is a review explaining how Microbiome is today part of Personalized Medicine. The genomic revolution has provided a window into individual-specific information and its effect on human physiology, opening the way for personalized... + info
Bullman S, Pedamallu CS, Sicinska E, Clancy TE, Zhang X, Cai D, Neuberg D, Huang K, Guevara F, Nelson T, Chipashvili O, Hagan T, Walker M, Ramachandran A, Diosdado B, Serna G, Mulet N, Landolfi S, Ramon Y Cajal S, Fasani R, Aguirre AJ, Ng K, Élez E, Ogino S, Tabernero J, Fuchs CS, Hahn WC, Nuciforo P, Meyerson M. Science. 12 2017. doi: 10.1126/science.aal5240.
COMMENT: Fusobacterium nucleatum has been detected in colorectal cancer tissues in multiple works. In this work the authors detect Fusobacterium nucleatum and other bacteria that also are in the microenvironment of the primary tumour in... + info
Beaulaurier J, Zhu S, Deikus G, Mogno I, Zhang XS, Davis-Richardson A, Canepa R, Triplett EW, Faith JJ, Sebra R, Schadt EE, Fang G. Nat Biotechnol. Dec 2017. doi: 10.1038/nbt.4037.
COMMENT: Shotgun metagenomics analysis provide sequence data of all the genetic content present in a given microbiome (not only of a particular tag sequence like in 16S based analysis) allowing the characterization of complete bacterial chromosomes,... + info