Fatty acid composition and phospholipid types used in infant formulas modifies the establishment of human gut bacteria in germ-free mice.

Nejrup RG, Licht TR, Hellgren LI Sci Rep. Jun 2017. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04298-0 Human milk fat contains high concentrations of medium-chained fatty acids (MCFA) and triacylglycerols emulsified by a sphingomyelin-rich phospholipid membrane (milk...

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Effects of dietary supplementation of red pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi) essential oil on performance, small intestinal morphology and microbial counts of weanling pigs.

Cairo PLG, Gois FD, Sbardella M, Silveira H, de Oliveira RM, Allaman IB, Cantarelli VS, Costa LB J Sci Food Agric. Jun 2017. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.8494 Many strategies have been developed to improve intestinal health and performance of newly weaned...

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Influence of food consumption patterns and Galician lifestyle on human gut microbiota.

Castro-Penalonga M, Roca-Saavedra P, Miranda JM, Porto-Arias JJ, Nebot C, Cardelle-Cobas A, Franco CM, Cepeda A J Physiol Biochem. Jun 2017. doi: 10.1007/s13105-017-0570-4 The proportion of different microbial populations in the human gut is an...

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Tolerability and safety of the intake of bovine milk oligosaccharides extracted from cheese whey in healthy human adults.

Smilowitz JT, Lemay DG, Kalanetra KM, Chin EL, Zivkovic AM, Breck MA, German JB, Mills DA, Slupsky C, Barile D J Nutr Sci. 2017. doi: 10.1017/jns.2017.2 Mechanistic research suggests a unique evolutionary relationship between complex milk oligosaccharides...

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Bifidobacteria and Their Health-Promoting Effects.

Hidalgo-Cantabrana C, Delgado S, Ruiz L, Ruas-Madiedo P, Sánchez B, Margolles A Microbiol Spectr. Jun 2017. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.BAD-0010-2016 Bifidobacteria are members of the intestinal microbiota of mammals and other animals, and some strains...

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Characterization of the peptide fraction from digested Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and its effect on growth of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria.

Bottari B, Quartieri A, Prandi B, Raimondi S, Leonardi A, Rossi M, Ulrici A, Gatti M, Sforza S, Nocetti M, Amaretti A Int J Food Microbiol. Aug 2017 Parmigiano Reggiano (PR) is a raw-milk, hard cooked, long-ripened cheese of high quality and nutritional...

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Genome Sequence of Staphylococcus saprophyticus DPC5671, a Strain Isolated from Cheddar Cheese.

Bertuzzi AS, Guinane CM, Crispie F, Kilcawley KN, McSweeney PLH, Rea MC Genome Announc. Apr 2017 The draft genome sequence of Staphylococcus saprophyticus DPC5671, isolated from cheddar cheese, was determined. S. saprophyticus is a common Gram-positive...

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Carbohydrate Staple Food Modulates Gut Microbiota of Mongolians in China.

Li J, Hou Q, Zhang J, Xu H, Sun Z, Menghe B, Zhang H Front Microbiol. 2017. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00484 Gut microbiota is a determining factor in human physiological functions and health. It is commonly accepted that diet has a major influence...

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Tomato root microbiota and Phytophthora parasitica-associated disease.

Larousse M, Rancurel C, Syska C, Palero F, Etienne C, Industri B, Nesme X, Bardin M, Galiana E Microbiome. May 2017. doi: 10.1186/s40168-017-0273-7 Interactions between pathogenic oomycetes and microbiota residing on the surface of the host plant...

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Probiotic Diversity Enhances Rhizosphere Microbiome Function and Plant Disease Suppression.

Hu J, Wei Z, Friman VP, Gu SH, Wang XF, Eisenhauer N, Yang TJ, Ma J, Shen QR, Xu YC, Jousset A MBio. Dec 2016 Bacterial communities associated with plant roots play an important role in the suppression of soil-borne pathogens, and multispecies probiotic...

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A prospective microbiome-wide association study of food sensitization and food allergy in early childhood.

Savage JH, Lee-Sarwar KA, Sordillo J, Bunyavanich S, Zhou Y, O'Connor G, Sandel M, Bacharier L, Zeiger R, Sodergren E, Weinstock GM, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA Allergy. Jun 2017. doi: 10.1111/all.13232 Alterations in the intestinal microbiome...

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Next-Generation Sequencing Analyses of Bacterial Community Structures in Soybean Pastes Produced in Northeast China.

Lee MH, Li FZ, Lee J, Kang J, Lim SI, Nam YD J Food Sci. Apr 2017. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.13665 Fermented soybean foods contain nutritional components including easily digestible peptides, cholesterol-free oils, minerals, and vitamins. Various fermented...

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Dietary Casein and Soy Protein Isolate Modulate the Effects of Raffinose and Fructooligosaccharides on the Composition and Fermentation of Gut Microbiota in Rats.

Bai G, Ni K, Tsuruta T, Nishino N J Food Sci. Aug 2016. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.13391 Although diet has an important influence on the composition of gut microbiota, the impact of dietary protein sources has only been studied to a minor extent. In...

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The effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus hsryfm 1301 on the intestinal microbiota of a hyperlipidemic rat model.

Chen D, Yang Z, Chen X, Huang Y, Yin B, Guo F, Zhao H, Zhao T, Qu H, Huang J, Wu Y, Gu R1.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Oct 10;14:386. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-386.

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Vegetable microbiomes: is there a connection among opportunistic infections, human health and our 'gut feeling'?

Berg G1, Erlacher A, Smalla K, Krause R.

Microb Biotechnol. 2014 Nov;7(6):487-95. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12159. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

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Metagenomics of ancient fermentation pits used for the production of chinese strong-aroma liquor.

Guo MY, Huo DQ1, Ghai R2, Rodriguez-Valera F2, Shen CH3, Zhang N3, Zhang SY3, Hou CJ4.

Genome Announc. 2014 Oct 23;2(5). pii: e01045-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01045-14.

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Bacterial communities in the phylloplane of Prunus species.

Jo Y, Cho JK, Choi H, Chu H, Lian S, Cho WK

J Basic Microbiol. Apr 2015. doi: 10.1002/jobm.201400651

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Microbial succession and the functional potential during the fermentation of Chinese soy sauce brine.

Sulaiman J, Gan HM, Yin WF, Chan KG

Front Microbiol. 2014. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00556

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Metagenomic analysis of the microbial community in fermented grape marc reveals that Lactobacillus fabifermentans is one of the dominant species: insights into its genome structure.

Campanaro S, Treu L, Vendramin V, Bovo B, Giacomini A, Corich V

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. Jul 2014. doi: 10.1007/s00253-014-5795-3

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