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Structural basis for nutrient acquisition by dominant members of the human gut microbiota

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The human large intestine is populated by a high density of microorganisms, collectively termed the colonic microbiota, which has an important role in human health and nutrition. The survival of microbiota members from the dominant Gram-negative phylum Bacteroidetes depends on their ability to degrade dietary glycans that cannot be metabolized by the host. The genes encoding proteins involved in the degradation of specific glycans are organized into co-regulated polysaccharide utilization loc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/nature20828

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Glenwright, AJ More by this author
Pothula, KR More by this author
Bhamidimarri, SP More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Chemistry, Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Journal website
Volume:
541
Issue:
7637
Pages:
407-411
Publication date:
2017-01-11
Acceptance date:
2016-11-24
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Pubs id:
pubs:671446
URN:
uri:3f67b66e-e997-4ad3-aeb2-3312cd881f90
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uuid:3f67b66e-e997-4ad3-aeb2-3312cd881f90
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pubs:671446

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