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Research Project: Nutritional Metabolism in Mothers, Infants, and Children

Location: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Title: Planting the microbiome

item SPINLER, JENNIFER - Baylor College Of Medicine
item KARRI, VIVEKANUDEEP - Children'S Nutrition Research Center (CNRC)
item HIRSCHI, KENDAL - Children'S Nutrition Research Center (CNRC)

Submitted to: Trends in Microbiology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/1/2018
Publication Date: 2/27/2019
Citation: Spinler, J.K., Karri, V., Hirschi, K.D. 2019. Planting the microbiome. Trends in Microbiology. 27(2):90-93.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Plant-derived microRNAs stabilized by species-specific lipid nanoparticles mediate interkingdom communication through bacterial intermediates and impact consumer health. Ingested by distinct gut bacteria, these microRNA-containing particles alter bacterial gene expression to affect host immunity. This three-kingdom interplay provides compelling approaches for health-directed dietary interventions for consumers.