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Celebrating Ten Years of Gut Pathogens

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For ten years Gut Pathogens has been the home for international basic, clinical and cutting-edge research into pathogens, commensals and functional microbiota of the gut.

There have been many changes over this period, and this is a perfect moment to reflect on just some of the great research published by the journal as we look to the next ten years, and beyond.

Choosing just some of the best content was always never going to be an easy task. Here the Editor in Chief has  selected some of their favourite articles that have been published by Gut Pathogens over the last ten years.

  1. Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are extracellular reticular fibrillar structures composed of DNA, histones, granulins and cytoplasmic proteins that are delivered externally by neutrophils in response to ...

    Authors: Feng Chen, Yongqiang Liu, Yajing Shi, Jianmin Zhang, Xin Liu, Zhenzhen Liu, Jipeng Lv and Yufang Leng
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2022 14:27
  2. Cryptosporidium is an important gut microbe whose contributions towards infant and immunocompromise patient mortality rates are steadily increasing. Over the last decade, we have seen the development of various t...

    Authors: Christopher N. Miller, Charalampos G. Panagos, William R. T. Mosedale, Martin Kváč, Mark J. Howard and Anastasios D. Tsaousis
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2019 11:13
  3. The onset of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ranked fifth malignancies all over the world. Increasing evidences showed that the distribution of HCC was related to the incidence of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV...

    Authors: Qisha Liu, Fan Li, Yaoyao Zhuang, Jian Xu, Jianwei Wang, Xuhua Mao, Yewei Zhang and Xingyin Liu
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2019 11:1
  4. One of the working mechanisms of probiotic bacteria is their ability to compete with pathogens. To define the probiotic properties of seven Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) strains, we tested them for survival in si...

    Authors: Raffaella Campana, Saskia van Hemert and Wally Baffone
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2017 9:12
  5. The advent and use of highly sensitive molecular biology techniques to explore the microbiota and microbiome in environmental and tissue samples have detected the presence of contaminating microbial DNA within...

    Authors: Angela Glassing, Scot E. Dowd, Susan Galandiuk, Brian Davis and Rodrick J. Chiodini
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2016 8:24
  6. An altered gut microbiota composition has recently been linked to obesity. The principal aim of this study is to investigate and compare the gut microbiota composition in obese and lean children. Secondly, ass...

    Authors: Liene Bervoets, Kim Van Hoorenbeeck, Ineke Kortleven, Caroline Van Noten, Niel Hens, Carl Vael, Herman Goossens, Kristine N Desager and Vanessa Vankerckhoven
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2013 5:10
  7. The diverse bacterial communities colonizing the gut (gastrointestinal tract) of infants as commensal flora, which play an important role in nutrient absorption and determining the state of health, are known t...

    Authors: Shirajum Monira, Shota Nakamura, Kazuyoshi Gotoh, Kaori Izutsu, Haruo Watanabe, Nur Haque Alam, Takaaki Nakaya, Toshihiro Horii, Sk Imran Ali, Tetsuya Iida and Munirul Alam
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2013 5:1
  8. Malnutrition, a major health problem, affects a significant proportion of preschool children in developing countries. The devastating consequences of malnutrition include diarrhoea, malabsorption, increased in...

    Authors: Sourav Sen Gupta, Monzoorul Haque Mohammed, Tarini Shankar Ghosh, Suman Kanungo, Gopinath Balakrish Nair and Sharmila S Mande
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2011 3:7
  9. Recent studies have suggested a role for an altered intestinal microbiota in the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, no consensus has been reached regarding the association between spec...

    Authors: Ian M Carroll, Young-Hyo Chang, Jiwon Park, R Balfour Sartor and Yehuda Ringel
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:19
  10. This study was conducted to determine the etiology of diarrhoea in a hospital setting in Kolkata. Active surveillance was conducted for 2 years on two random days per week by enrolling every fifth diarrhoeal p...

    Authors: Gopinath Balakrish Nair, Thandavarayan Ramamurthy, Mihir Kumar Bhattacharya, Triveni Krishnan, Sandipan Ganguly, Dhira Rani Saha, Krishnan Rajendran, Byomkesh Manna, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Keinosuke Okamoto and Yoshifumi Takeda
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:4