Topic: Microbiome

Journal articles, book chapters, and images abut the microbiome that have been found useful by college and university science students.  These publications have both been used and cited by multiple students and highly cited in the scientific literature.

Johnson, K. V. – A., & Foster, K. R. (2018). Why does the microbiome affect behaviour? Nat Rev Microbiol16, 647–655.

Dzidic, M., Abrahamsson, T. R., Artacho, A., Bjorksten, B., Collado, M. C., Mira, A., et al. (2017). Aberrant IgA responses to the gut microbiota during infancy precede asthma and allergy development. J Allergy Clin Immunol139(3), 1017–1025.e14.

Plunkett, C. H., & Nagler, C. R. (2017). The Influence of the Microbiome on Allergic Sensitization to Food. J Immunol198(2), 581–589.

Gohir, W., Ratcliffe, E. M., & Sloboda, D. M. (2015). Of the bugs that shape us: maternal obesity, the gut microbiome, and long-term disease risk. Pediatr Res77(1-2), 196–204.

Romano-Keeler, J., & Weitkamp, J. – H. (2015). Maternal influences on fetal microbial colonization and immune development. Pediatr Res77(1-2), 189–195.

Ruokolainen, L., von Hertzen, L., Fyhrquist, N., Laatikainen, T., Lehtomaki, J., Auvinen, P., et al. (2015). Green areas around homes reduce atopic sensitization in children. Allergy, 70(2), 195–202.

Alcock, J., Maley, C. C., & Aktipis, C. A. (2014). Is eating behavior manipulated by the gastrointestinal microbiota? Evolutionary pressures and potential mechanisms. Bioessays36(10), 940–949.

Borre, Y. E., Moloney, R. D., Clarke, G., Dinan, T. G., & Cryan, J. F. (2014). The impact of microbiota on brain and behavior: mechanisms & therapeutic potential. Adv Exp Med Biol817, 373–403.

Gajer, P., Brotman, R. M., Bai, G., Sakamoto, J., Schutte, U. M. E., Zhong, X., et al. (2012). Temporal dynamics of the human vaginal microbiota. Sci Transl Med4(132), 132ra52.

Ma, B., Forney, L. J., & Ravel, J. (2012). Vaginal microbiome: rethinking health and disease. Annu Rev Microbiol66, 371–389.

Ege, M. J., Mayer, M., Normand, A. – C., Genuneit, J., Cookson, W. O. C. M., Braun-Fahrlander, C., et al. (2011). Exposure to environmental microorganisms and childhood asthma. N Engl J Med364(8), 701–709.

von Mutius, E., & Radon, K. (2008). Living on a farm: impact on asthma induction and clinical course. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am28(3), 631–47.

To find additional information, search microbiome OR microbiota OR gut (copy & paste into the search box) in the Science Primary Literature Database.

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