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Recognition and Degradation of Plant Cell Wall Polysaccharides by Two Human Gut Symbionts

  • Eric C. Martens equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Eric C. Martens, Elisabeth C. Lowe

    emartens@umich.edu (ECM); david.bolam@newcastle.ac.uk (DNB)

    Affiliations: Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Elisabeth C. Lowe equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Eric C. Martens, Elisabeth C. Lowe

    Affiliation: Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Herbert Chiang,

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

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  • Nicholas A. Pudlo,

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

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  • Meng Wu,

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

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  • Nathan P. McNulty,

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

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  • D. Wade Abbott,

    Affiliation: Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Bernard Henrissat,

    Affiliation: Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, CNRS and Universities of Aix-Marseille I & II, Marseille, France

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  • Harry J. Gilbert,

    Affiliations: Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • David N. Bolam mail,

    emartens@umich.edu (ECM); david.bolam@newcastle.ac.uk (DNB)

    Affiliation: Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Jeffrey I. Gordon

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

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  • Published: December 20, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001221

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