Episode #4 – From Veggies to Vegans

This month Ola and Mariely explore interesting topics ranging from effect of diet on the gut microbiome, spinach microbiome changes due to chlorine washing, and Salmonella Newport’s adaptations to Tomatoes. This month we also have the pleasure of interviewing award winning researcher, Dr. llana Brito, who studies the human microbiome and the changes that occur due to various perturbations like antibiotics.

Papers discussed in this month’s episode:

Losasso, C., Eckert, E. M., Mastrorilli, E., Villiger, J., Mancin, M., Patuzzi, I., . . . Ricci, A. (2018). Assessing the Influence of Vegan, Vegetarian and Omnivore Oriented Westernized Dietary Styles on Human Gut Microbiota: A Cross Sectional Study. Front Microbiol, 9(317). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00317

Gu, G., Ottesen, A., Bolten, S., Ramachandran, P., Reed, E., Rideout, S., . . . Nou, X. (2018). Shifts in spinach microbial communities after chlorine washing and storage at compliant and abusive temperatures. Food Microbiol, 73, 73-84. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2018.01.002

de Moraes, M. H., Soto, E. B., Salas González, I., Desai, P., Chu, W., Porwollik, S., . . . Teplitski, M. (2018). Genome-Wide Comparative Functional Analyses Reveal Adaptations of Salmonella sv. Newport to a Plant Colonization Lifestyle. Front Microbiol, 9(877). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00877


Download: Episode #4-From Veggies to Vegans

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