Volker Mai

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Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Distortions in development of intestinal microbiota associated with late onset sepsis in preterm infants
    Volker Mai
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e52876. 2013
  2. pmc Fecal microbiota in premature infants prior to necrotizing enterocolitis
    Volker Mai
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Sciences and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20647. 2011
  3. pmc Associations between dietary habits and body mass index with gut microbiota composition and fecal water genotoxicity: an observational study in African American and Caucasian American volunteers
    Volker Mai
    Microbiology and Cell Science, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Nutr J 8:49. 2009
  4. pmc A large-scale benchmark study of existing algorithms for taxonomy-independent microbial community analysis
    Yijun Sun
    Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, University of Florida, PO Box 103622, Gainesville, FL 32610 3622, USA
    Brief Bioinform 13:107-21. 2012
  5. pmc Intestinal microbial ecology and environmental factors affecting necrotizing enterocolitis
    Roberto Murgas Torrazza
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83304. 2013
  6. pmc M-pick, a modularity-based method for OTU picking of 16S rRNA sequences
    Xiaoyu Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 14:43. 2013
  7. pmc Pilot study using proteomics to identify predictive biomarkers of necrotizing enterocolitis from buccal swabs in very low birth weight infants
    Roberto Murgas Torrazza
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Neonatology 104:234-42. 2013
  8. pmc Advanced computational algorithms for microbial community analysis using massive 16S rRNA sequence data
    Yijun Sun
    Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 3622, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:e205. 2010
  9. pmc Biomarkers for infants at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis: clues to prevention?
    Christopher Young
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Pediatr Res 65:91R-97R. 2009
  10. pmc Culture-independent identification of gut bacteria correlated with the onset of diabetes in a rat model
    Luiz F W Roesch
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    ISME J 3:536-48. 2009

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Publications14

  1. pmc Distortions in development of intestinal microbiota associated with late onset sepsis in preterm infants
    Volker Mai
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e52876. 2013
    ..Bifidobacteria counts were lower in cases at all time points. Our results support the hypothesis that a distortion in normal microbiota composition, and not an enrichment of potential pathogens, is associated with LOS in preterm infants...
  2. pmc Fecal microbiota in premature infants prior to necrotizing enterocolitis
    Volker Mai
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Sciences and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20647. 2011
    ..Our observations suggest that abnormal patterns of microbiota and potentially a novel pathogen contribute to the etiology of NEC...
  3. pmc Associations between dietary habits and body mass index with gut microbiota composition and fecal water genotoxicity: an observational study in African American and Caucasian American volunteers
    Volker Mai
    Microbiology and Cell Science, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Nutr J 8:49. 2009
    ..Diet might change the composition and the activities of the intestinal microbiota, in turn affecting fecal genotoxicity/mutagenicity that is thought to be associated with carcinogenesis...
  4. pmc A large-scale benchmark study of existing algorithms for taxonomy-independent microbial community analysis
    Yijun Sun
    Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, University of Florida, PO Box 103622, Gainesville, FL 32610 3622, USA
    Brief Bioinform 13:107-21. 2012
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  5. pmc Intestinal microbial ecology and environmental factors affecting necrotizing enterocolitis
    Roberto Murgas Torrazza
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83304. 2013
    ..Antibiotic usage correlated with these differences and combined with type of feeding likely plays a critical role in the development of NEC. ..
  6. pmc M-pick, a modularity-based method for OTU picking of 16S rRNA sequences
    Xiaoyu Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 14:43. 2013
    ..Furthermore, existing binning methods usually require a priori decisions regarding binning parameters such as a distance level for defining an OTU...
  7. pmc Pilot study using proteomics to identify predictive biomarkers of necrotizing enterocolitis from buccal swabs in very low birth weight infants
    Roberto Murgas Torrazza
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Neonatology 104:234-42. 2013
    ..Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a major cause of death and morbidity in very low birth weight infants...
  8. pmc Advanced computational algorithms for microbial community analysis using massive 16S rRNA sequence data
    Yijun Sun
    Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 3622, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:e205. 2010
    ..Our approach provides rigorous statistical tools for sequence-based studies aimed at elucidating associations between known or unknown organisms and a variety of physiological or environmental conditions...
  9. pmc Biomarkers for infants at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis: clues to prevention?
    Christopher Young
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Pediatr Res 65:91R-97R. 2009
    ..The application of newly developed "omic" approaches may provide biomarkers for early diagnosis and targeted prevention of this disease...
  10. pmc Culture-independent identification of gut bacteria correlated with the onset of diabetes in a rat model
    Luiz F W Roesch
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0700, USA
    ISME J 3:536-48. 2009
    ..Quantitative PCR verified the higher abundance of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium in the BB-DR samples. Whether these changes are caused by diabetes or are involved in the development of the disease is unknown...
  11. pmc Recent advances and remaining gaps in our knowledge of associations between gut microbiota and human health
    Volker Mai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 15:81-5. 2009
    ..Translating findings from these studies into effective interventions that can improve health, possibly personalized based on an individuals existing microbiota, will be the task for the next decade(s)...
  12. doi request reprint Fecal lactic acid bacteria increased in adolescents randomized to whole-grain but not refined-grain foods, whereas inflammatory cytokine production decreased equally with both interventions
    Bobbi Langkamp-Henken
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Nutr 142:2025-32. 2012
    ..Overall, incorporating either WG or RG foods increased serum antioxidant concentrations and decreased inflammatory cytokine production; however, WG study foods had more of an effect on aspects of gastrointestinal health...
  13. ncbi request reprint A roadmap for understanding and preventing necrotizing enterocolitis
    Josef Neu
    1600 Southwest Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:450-7. 2008
    ..Newly developed proteomic and metabolomic approaches also offer exciting new potential for early diagnosis and prevention of this disease in infants at highest risk...
  14. pmc Bacteriophage Administration Reduces the Concentration of Listeria monocytogenes in the Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Translocation to Spleen and Liver in Experimentally Infected Mice
    Volker Mai
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Int J Microbiol 2010:624234. 2010
    ..Our data support the potential feasibility of using bacteriophages to control proliferation of L. monocytogenes in mice without affecting commensal microbiota composition...