Modular Traits of the Rhizobiales Root Microbiota and Their Evolutionary Relationship with Symbiotic Rhizobia.
Cast your vote
You can rate an item by clicking the amount of stars they wish to award to this item.
When enough users have cast their vote on this item, the average rating will also be shown.
Your vote was cast
Thank you for your feedback
Thank you for your feedback
Nakano, Ryohei Thomas
McHardy, Alice C
MetadataShow full item record
AbstractAnimal-microbe facultative symbioses play a fundamental role in ecosystem and organismal health. Yet, due to the flexible nature of their association, the selection pressures that act on animals and their facultative symbionts remain elusive. Here we apply experimental evolution to Drosophila melanogaster associated with its growth-promoting symbiont Lactobacillus plantarum, representing a well-established model of facultative symbiosis. We find that the diet of the host, rather than the host itself, is a predominant driving force in the evolution of this symbiosis. Furthermore, we identify a mechanism resulting from the bacterium's adaptation to the diet, which confers growth benefits to the colonized host. Our study reveals that bacterial adaptation to the host's diet may be the foremost step in determining the evolutionary course of a facultative animal-microbe symbiosis.
CitationCell Host Microbe. 2018 Jul 11;24(1):155-167.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2018.06.006
AffiliationBRICS, Braunschweiger Zentrum für Systembiologie, Rebenring 56,38106 Braunschweig, Germany.
JournalCell Host and Microbe
The following license files are associated with this item:
- Creative Commons
Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
- Deciphering composition and function of the root microbiome of a legume plant.
- Authors: Hartman K, van der Heijden MG, Roussely-Provent V, Walser JC, Schlaeppi K
- Issue date: 2017 Jan 17
- Suppression of plant defence in rhizobia-legume symbiosis.
- Authors: Mithöfer A
- Issue date: 2002 Oct
- Insight into the evolutionary history of symbiotic genes of Robinia pseudoacacia rhizobia deriving from Poland and Japan.
- Authors: Mierzwa B, Łotocka B, Wdowiak-Wróbel S, Kalita M, Gnat S, Małek W
- Issue date: 2010 May
- A new species of Devosia that forms a unique nitrogen-fixing root-nodule symbiosis with the aquatic legume Neptunia natans (L.f.) druce.
- Authors: Rivas R, Velázquez E, Willems A, Vizcaíno N, Subba-Rao NS, Mateos PF, Gillis M, Dazzo FB, Martínez-Molina E
- Issue date: 2002 Nov
- Effector-Triggered Immunity Determines Host Genotype-Specific Incompatibility in Legume-Rhizobium Symbiosis.
- Authors: Yasuda M, Miwa H, Masuda S, Takebayashi Y, Sakakibara H, Okazaki S
- Issue date: 2016 Aug