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Production of α-Galactosylceramide by a Prominent Member of the Human Gut Microbiota

  • Laura C. Wieland Brown equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Laura C. Wieland Brown, Cristina Penaranda

    Affiliations: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Cristina Penaranda equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Laura C. Wieland Brown, Cristina Penaranda

    Affiliation: Diabetes Center and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Purna C. Kashyap,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Brianna B. Williams,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Jon Clardy,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Mitchell Kronenberg,

    Affiliation: La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Justin L. Sonnenburg,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Laurie E. Comstock,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey A. Bluestone mail,

    jeffreya.bluestone@ucsf.edu (JAB); fischbach@fischbachgroup.org (MAF)

    Affiliation: Diabetes Center and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Michael A. Fischbach mail

    jeffreya.bluestone@ucsf.edu (JAB); fischbach@fischbachgroup.org (MAF)

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001610

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