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Laxmi Yeruva (PhD)
Microbiome and Metabolism Research Unit
Research Leader

Phone: (501) 364-2419
Fax: (501) 364-2403

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Projects
Early Life Factors and Microbiota Impact on Healthy Development
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 445369
Network Service Agreement for ARS - Nutrition Center Location
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 444104
Research to Understand How Maternal-Child Nutrition and Physical Activity Optimize Health and Development
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 440470
Utilizing the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Animal Care and Use Committee and the Institutional Biosafety Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 441566
Impact of Prenatal and Postnatal Factors on Mother and Child Health
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 441948
Impact of Prenatal and Postnatal Factors on Mother and Child Health
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443495
Impact of Prenatal and Postnatal Factors on Mother and Child Health
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 444102
Dietary and Physical Activity Influences on Infant/Child/Adolescent/Maternal Health and Development
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 439549

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Microbiome and Metabolism Research Unit: Bench to Community - (Abstract Only)
Role of animal and plant protein on child health outcomes - (Book / Chapter)
Maternal and postnatal factors role on child health and development: lessons learned from animal models and clinical studies - (Abstract Only)
Apiaceous Vegetables Improved Gut Dysbiosis Induced by Dextran Sodium Sulfate in mice consuming Total Western Diet - (Abstract Only)
Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals that breastfeeding shapes IL-4 and IL-13 signaling in neonatal peripheral blood mononuclear cells. - (Abstract Only)
Maternal immune cell gene expression during gestation associates with infant gut microbiota composition - (Abstract Only)
Human milk oligosaccharides and Bifidobacteria infantis interactively shape mouse splenic immune responses. - (Abstract Only)
Effects of early life stress on skeletal health - (Abstract Only)
Microbiota of infants consuming secretors or non-secretors mothers milk impacts gut and immune system in mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gurung, M., Schlegel, B., Rajasundaram, D., Fox, R., Bode, L., Lindemann, S.R., Leroith, T., Read, Q.D., Simecka, C., Carol, L., Andres, A., Yeruva, V. 2024. Microbiota of infants consuming secretors or non-secretors mothers milk impacts gut and immune system in mice. mSystems. 9(4). https://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00294-24.
Nutrition is Medicine: key players in healthy development - (Abstract Only)
Colonic epithelial hypoxia remains constant during the progression of diabetes in male UC Davis Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Rats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Piccolo, B., Graham, J.L., Tabor-Simecka, L., Randolph, C.E., Moody, B., Robeson, M.S., Kang, P., Fox, R., Lan, R., Pack, L., Worford, N., Yeruva, V., Leroith, T., Stanhope, K., Havel, P.J. 2024. Colonic epithelial hypoxia remains constant during the progression of diabetes in male UC Davis Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Rats. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 12(2). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2023-003813.
The Role of Early-Life Gut Mycobiome on Child Health Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, K.A., Gurung, M., Talatala, R., Rearick, J.R., Ruebel, M., Stephens, K.E., Yeruva, V. 2024. The Role of Early-Life Gut Mycobiome on Child Health. Advances in Nutrition. 15(3):100185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advnut.2024.100185.
Human milk miRNAs associate to maternal dietary nutrients, milk microbiota, infant gut microbiota and body mass index Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeruva, V., Mulakala, B.K., Rajasundaram, D., Gonzalez, S., Cabrera-Rubio, R., Martinez-Costa, C., Collado, M. 2023. Human milk miRNAs associate to maternal dietary nutrients, milk microbiota, infant gut microbiota and body mass index. Clinical Nutrition. 42(12):2528-2539. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2023.10.011.
Sustainable Food Systems Lead To Healthy Life - (Abstract Only)
The nutritional immunology across the life span Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Saame Raza, S., Crott, J., Comstock, S., Yeruva, V., Davis, T.A. 2023. The nutritional immunology across the life span. Journal of Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.06.008.
Evaluation of a plant-based infant formula containing almonds and buckwheat on gut microbiota composition, intestine mor-phology, metabolic and immune markers in a neonatal piglet model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gurung, M., Rosa, F., Yelvington, B., Terry, N., Read, Q.D., Piccolo, B., Moody, B., Tripp, P., Pittman, H., Fay, B., Ross, T., Sikes, J., Flowers, J., Fox, R., Yoseph, F., Yeruva, V., Leroith, T., Talatala, R. 2023. Evaluation of a plant-based infant formula containing almonds and buckwheat on gut microbiota composition, intestine mor-phology, metabolic and immune markers in a neonatal piglet model. Nutrients. 15(2):383. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu15020383.
Human milk oligosaccharides impact cellular and inflammatory gene expression and immune response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosa, F., Sharma, A.K., Gurung, M., Casero, D., Matazel, K., Bode, L., Simecka, C., Elolimy, A.A., Tripp, P., Randolph, C., Hand, T.W., Williams, K.D., Leroith, T., Fox, R., Yeruva, V. 2022. Human milk oligosaccharides impact cellular and inflammatory gene expression and immune response. Frontiers in Immunology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.907529.
Evaluation of the safety of a plant-based infant formula containing almonds and buckwheat in a neonatal piglet model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosa, F., Yelvington, B., Terry, N., Tripp, P., Pittman III, H.E., Fay, B.L., Ross, T.J., Sikes, J.D., Flowers, J.B., Yoseph, F.B., Yeruva, V. 2022. Evaluation of the safety of a plant-based infant formula containing almonds and buckwheat in a neonatal piglet model. Nutrients. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14071499.
Bacterial and fungal adaptations in cecum and distal colon of piglets fed dairy-based milk formula in comparison to human milk Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elolimy, A., Rosa, F., Tripp, P., Bowlin, A.K., Randolph, C., Robeson, M., Yeruva, V. 2022. Bacterial and fungal adaptations in cecum and distal colon of piglets fed dairy-based milk formula in comparison to human milk. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2022.801854.
Milk from women diagnosed with COVID-19 does not contain SARS-CoV-2 RNA but has persistent levels of SARS-CoV-2-specific IgA antibodies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pace, R.M., Williams, J.E., Järvinen, K.M., Meehan, C.L., Martin, M.A., Ley, S.H., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Andres, A., Yeruva, V., Belfort, M.B., Caffe, B., Navarrete, A.D., Lackey, K.A., Pace, C., Gogel, A.C., Fehrenkamp, B.D., Klein, M., Young, B., Rosen-Carole, C., Diaz, N., Gaw, S.L., Flaherman, V., Mcguire, M.A., Mcguire, M.K., Seppo, A. 2021. Milk from women diagnosed with COVID-19 does not contain SARS-CoV-2 RNA but has persistent levels of SARS-CoV-2-specific IgA antibodies. Frontiers in Immunology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2021.801797.
Milk formula diet alters bacterial and host protein profile in comparison to human milk diet in neonatal piglet model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosa, F., Zybailov, B., Glazko, G.V., Rahmatallah, Y., Byrum, S., Mackintosh, S.G., Bowlin, A.K., Yeruva, V. 2021. Milk formula diet alters bacterial and host protein profile in comparison to human milk diet in neonatal piglet model. Nutrients. 13(11):3718. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13113718.
Progression of diabetes is associated with changes in the ileal transcriptome and ileal-colon morphology in the UC Davis Type 2 diabetes mellitus rat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Piccolo, B.D., Graham, J.L., Kang, P., Randolph, C.E., Shankar, K., Yeruva, V., Fox, R., Robeson, M.S., Moody, B., LeRoith, T., Stanhope, K.L., Adams, S.H., Havel, P.J. 2021. Progression of diabetes is associated with changes in the ileal transcriptome and ileal-colon morphology in the UC Davis Type 2 diabetes mellitus rat. Physiological Reports. 9(22):e15102. https://doi.org/10.14814/phy2.15102.