Destabilization of the Bacterial Interactome Identifies Nutrient Restriction-Induced Dysbiosis in Insect Guts

Ramona Marasco, Marco Fusi, Matteo Callegari, Costanza Jucker, Francesca Mapelli, Sara Borin, Sara Savoldelli, Daniele Daffonchio, Elena Crotti

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Changes in diet play a role in reshaping the gut microbiome in animals, inducing dysbiotic configurations of the associated microbiome. Although studies have reported on the effects of specific nutrient contents on the diet, studies regarding the conditions altering the microbiome configurations and networking in response to diet changes are limited.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalMicrobiology spectrum
StatePublished - Jan 5 2022

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2022-01-19
Acknowledgements: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology supported the study through baseline research funds to D.D. E.C. acknowledges personal supports from the project “Microbial Interactions in Insect Hosts (MIIH)” of the University of Milan (Piano di Sostegno della Ricerca 2019: Linea 2 - Dotazione annuale per attività istituzionali).
R.M., M.F., E.C., and D.D. conceived and designed the experiments. M.C., C.J., and S.S. collected the samples. M.C., R.M., M.F., J.C., S.S., and E.C. performed the experiments. R.M., M.F., C.J., S.S., and F.M. analyzed the data. D.D., S.B., and E.C. contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. R.M., M.F., D.D., and E.C. wrote the paper. All authors critically revised the manuscript.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Genetics
  • Physiology
  • Ecology
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Cell Biology


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