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Human gut Bacteroidetes can utilize yeast mannan through a selfish mechanism

Fiona Cuskin, Elisabeth C Lowe, Max J Temple, Yanping Zhu, Elizabeth A Cameron, Nicholas A Pudlo, Nathan T Porter, Karthik Urs, Andrew J Thompson, Alan Cartmell, Artur Rogowski, Brian S Hamilton, Rui Chen, Thomas J Tolbert, Kathleen Piens, Debby Bracke, Wouter Vervecken, Zalihe Hakki, Gaetano Speciale, Jose L Munoz-Munoz Show all

Nature | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research operating grant

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by grants from the European Research Council (G.J.D., Glycopoise; H.J.G., No. 322820), The Wellcome Trust (H.J.G., WT097907AIA), BBSRC (M.J.T., G.J.D.; BB/G016127/1), US Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Research Center (BESC) supported by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research in the DOE Office of Science (M.J.P.) and the National Institutes of Health (E.C.M. and T.J.T., GM090080). Gnotobiotic mouse experiments were supported by a subsidy from the University of Michigan Medical School Host Microbiome Initiative, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, AgriFlex (D.W.A., #2510), Canadian Institute of Health Research operating grant (A.B.B., MOP-68913), Australian Research Council; Mizutani Foundation (S.J.W.). We thank the staff of the Diamond Light Source for the provision of beamline facilities. We would also like to thank various members of ICaMB for providing the yeast strains used in this work. We were greatly saddened by the passing of C.Z. during the course of this work.