Category Archives: Infection and Pathogenesis

Host lifestyle affects human microbiota on daily timescales

Fascinating! Abstract: Disturbance to human microbiota may underlie several pathologies. Yet, we lack a comprehensive understanding of how lifestyle affects the dynamics of human-associated microbial communities. Here, we link over 10,000 longitudinal measurements of human wellness and action to the … Continue reading

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Infection-Induced Host Translational Blockage Inhibits Immune Responses and Epithelial Renewal in the Drosophila Gut

Forgive me if someone has already posted this. This is an interesting article from Lemaitre lab, published in July in Cell Host and Microbe. Chakrabarti and colleagues show that the fly pathogen Pseudomonas entomophila “induces irreversible damage to the Drosophila … Continue reading

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