Oldstuff

Earlier programmes in the series Microbial Discoveries That Change Our Lives may be accessed here:


Microbiome Yarns: human biome reproduction, evolution and visual acuity, 2017, by Kenneth Timmis, Franziska Jebok, Gabriella Molinari, Manfred Rohde and Leo Lahti. Microb. Biotech. 11: 149-159.

 

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of microbial production of extracellular polymers, antibiotic resistance, microbial degradation of xenoestrogens and endocrine-disrupting chemical pollutants, Gaia, microbiome:host coevolution, Wolbachia and gender control of invertebrate host.

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Microbiome Yarns: microbiome basis of memory, 2017, by Kenneth Timmis, Franziska Jebok, Gabriella Molinari, Manfred Rohde and James Kenneth Timmis. Microb. Biotech. 10: 1283-1292.

 

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of ultramicrobacteria, endosymbionts, origin of eukaryotic cells and organelles, biogenesis of nanoparticles, biomineralization, nanowires, gut-brain axis, neuro-micro-biology: microbiome-brain interactions that influence our behaviour, personalities, mental state and stress-related conditions like depression and autism, bioaugmentation and bioprotection, microbial memory.

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Microbiome Yarns: microbial forensics for auditing provenance in global food chains, 2017, by Kenneth Timmis, Franziska Jebok and Romilio T. Espejo. Microb. Biotech. 10: 678-682.

 

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of pathogen ecology-environmental lifestyles, seafood-borne pathogens, Vibrio, toxigenic algae/red tides and neurotoxins, heat stable – cooking resistant toxins, use of antibiotics as prophylactic agents and growth promoters, aquaculture and antibiotic resistance, microbial signatures of food provenance/microbial forensics.

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Microbiome Yarns: microbiomology of winter rosy face, 2017, by Kenneth Timmis and Franziska Jebok. Microb. Biotech. 10: 520-524.

 

 

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of the rare biosphere, deep sequencing, the viable but not culturable/persister/dormant state, small colony variants, tolerance of and resistance to host defences and antibiotics, relapsing infections, Yersinia/Pasteurella pestis and plague.

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Microbiome Yarns: microbiomology of curly and straight hair, 2017, by Kenneth Timmis, Franziska Jebok, Fabio Rigat, Willem M. de Vos and James Kenneth Timmis. Microb. Biotech. 10: 231-237.

 

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of curli fimbriae and their role in infections (adhesion to host cells, amyloid-like properties), temperature regulated protein expression.

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Other oldstuff:

 

Crystal Ball – Microbiomes, metabolic errors and detection of performance enhancing drug abuse, 2017, by Kenneth Timmis and James Kenneth Timmis. Environm. Microbiol. Rep. 9: 25-26.

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of metabolism of drugs by gut microbiota, microbial errors of metabolism and the detoxification and re-routing of error metabolites into productive pathways.

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Crystal Ball – A routine check-up at the digital medical centre, 2017, by Kenneth N. Timmis and James K. Timmis. Microb. Biotech. 10: 25-27.

This Microbiome Yarn introduces the topics of 
the benefits of pet dogs for healthy human microbiomes and immune development, microbiome profiling for precision medicine, broad benefits of vaccination.

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