Advertisement
Research Article

Effects of Diet on Resource Utilization by a Model Human Gut Microbiota Containing Bacteroides cellulosilyticus WH2, a Symbiont with an Extensive Glycobiome

  • Nathan P. McNulty,

    Affiliation: Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    X
  • Meng Wu,

    Affiliation: Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    X
  • Alison R. Erickson,

    Affiliations: Graduate School of Genome Science and Technology, University of Tennessee–Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

    X
  • Chongle Pan,

    Affiliation: Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

    X
  • Brian K. Erickson,

    Affiliation: Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

    X
  • Eric C. Martens,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

    X
  • Nicholas A. Pudlo,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

    X
  • Brian D. Muegge,

    Affiliation: Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    X
  • Bernard Henrissat,

    Affiliation: Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, CNRS and Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France

    X
  • Robert L. Hettich,

    Affiliations: Graduate School of Genome Science and Technology, University of Tennessee–Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

    X
  • Jeffrey I. Gordon mail

    jgordon@wustl.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    X
  • Published: August 20, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001637

About the Authors

Nathan P. McNulty, Meng Wu, Brian D. Muegge, Jeffrey I. Gordon
Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Alison R. Erickson, Robert L. Hettich
Graduate School of Genome Science and Technology, University of Tennessee–Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
Alison R. Erickson, Chongle Pan, Brian K. Erickson, Robert L. Hettich
Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America
Eric C. Martens, Nicholas A. Pudlo
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Bernard Henrissat
Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, CNRS and Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France

Corresponding Author

Email: jgordon@wustl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: NPM JIG. Performed the experiments: NPM MW ARE NAP. Analyzed the data: NPM MW ARE CP BKE ECM NAP BDM BH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ECM BH RLH JIG. Wrote the paper: NPM ARE RLH JIG.