Colonization of the human gut by bovine bacteria present in Parmesan cheese

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dc.contributor.author Milani, Christian
dc.contributor.author Duranti, Sabrina
dc.contributor.author Napoli, Stefania
dc.contributor.author Alessandri, Giulia
dc.contributor.author Mancabelli, Leonardo
dc.contributor.author Anzalone, Rosaria
dc.contributor.author Longhi, Giulia
dc.contributor.author Viappiani, Alice
dc.contributor.author Mangifesta, Marta
dc.contributor.author Lugli, Gabriele Andrea
dc.contributor.author Bernasconi, Sergio
dc.contributor.author Ossiprandi, Maria Cristina
dc.contributor.author van Sinderen, Douwe
dc.contributor.author Ventura, Marco
dc.contributor.author Turroni, Francesca
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-19T10:20:18Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-19T10:20:18Z
dc.date.issued 2019-03-20
dc.identifier.citation Milani, C., Duranti, S., Napoli, S., Alessandri, G., Mancabelli, L., Anzalone, R., Longhi, G., Viappiani, A., Mangifesta, M., Lugli, G.A. and Bernasconi, S., 2019. Colonization of the human gut by bovine bacteria present in Parmesan cheese. Nature communications, 10(1), (1286). DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-09303-w en
dc.identifier.volume 10 en
dc.identifier.issued 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 12 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/9065
dc.identifier.doi 10.1038/s41467-019-09303-w en
dc.description.abstract The abilities of certain microorganisms to be transferred across the food production chain, persist in the final product and, potentially, colonize the human gut are poorly understood. Here, we provide strain-level evidence supporting that dairy cattle-associated bacteria can be transferred to the human gut via consumption of Parmesan cheese. We characterize the microbial communities in samples taken from five different locations across the Parmesan cheese production chain, confirming that the final product contains microorganisms derived from cattle gut, milk, and the nearby environment. In addition, we carry out a human pilot study showing that Bifidobacterium mongoliense strains from cheese can transiently colonize the human gut, a process that can be enhanced by cow milk consumption. en
dc.description.sponsorship 15/JP-HDHL/3280; TeachInParma project en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Springer Nature en
dc.relation.uri https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-09303-w
dc.rights © The Author(s) 2019 en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ en
dc.subject Bovine bacteria en
dc.subject Human gut en
dc.subject Parmesan cheese en
dc.subject Food production chain en
dc.title Colonization of the human gut by bovine bacteria present in Parmesan cheese en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Douwe van Sinderen, School of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.vansinderen@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder GenProbio srl en
dc.contributor.funder Fondazione Cariparma en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Nature Communications en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.vansinderen@ucc.ie en
dc.identifier.articleid 1286 en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020::CSA/696300/EU/The second coordination and support action for the JPI Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life/CSA JPI HDHL 2.0 en
dc.identifier.eissn 2041-1723


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