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Selected Publications

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Wu M, McNulty NP, Rodionov DA, Khoroshkin MS, Griffin NW, Cheng J, Latreille P, Kerstetter RA, Terrapon N, Henrissat B, Osterman AL, Gordon JI. Genetic determinants of in vivo fitness and diet responsiveness in multiple human gut Bacteroides. Science. 2015 Oct 2;350(6256):aac5992. doi: 10.1126/science.aac5992
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Kau AL, Planer JD, Liu J, Rao S, Yatsunenko T, Trehan I, Manary MJ6, Liu TC, Stappenbeck TS, Maleta KM, Ashorn P, Dewey KG, Houpt ER, Hsieh CS, Gordon JI. Functional characterization of IgA-targeted bacterial taxa from undernourished Malawian children that produce diet-dependent enteropathy. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Feb 25;7(276):276ra24. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa4877.
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Faith, J.J., Ahern, P.P., Ridaura, V.K., Cheng, J., and Gordon, J.I. Identifying gut microbiome-host phenotype relationships using combinatorial communities in gnotobiotic mice, Science Translational Medicine 6: 220ra11 (2014). Abstract| Reprint | Full Text

Ridaura, V.K., Faith, J.J., Rey, F.E., Cheng, J., Duncan, A.E., Kau, A.L., Lombard, V., Henrissat, B., Bain, J.R., Muehlbauer, M.J., Ilkayeva, O., Ursell, L.K., Clemente, J.C., Van Treuren, W., Walters, W.A., Newgard, C.B., Knight, R., Heath, A.C., and Gordon, J.I. Cultured gut microbiota from twins discordant for obesity modulate adiposity and metabolic phenotypes in mice. Science 341: 1241214 (2013) DOI: 10.1126/science.1241214 Abstract| Reprint | Full Text

McNulty, N.P., Wu, M., Erickson, A.R., Martens, E.C., Pudlo, N.A., Muegge, B., Henrissat, B., Hettich, R.L., and Gordon, J.I. Effects of diet on resource utilization by a defined model human gut microbiota containing Bacteroides cellulosilyticus WH2, a symbiont with an extensive glycobiome, PLoS Biology, 11: e1001637 (2013). Full Text

Faith, J.J., Guruge, J.L., Charbonneau, M., Subramanian, S., Seedorf, H., Goodman, A.L., Clemente, J.C., Knight, R., Heath, A.C., Leibel, R.L., Rosenbaum, M., and Gordon, J.I. The long-term stability of the human gut microbiota. Science, 341: 1237439 DOI: 10.1126/science.1237439 (2013). Abstract | Reprint | Full Text

Smith, M.I., Yatsunenko, T., Manary, M.J., Trehan, I., Mkakosya, R., Cheng, J., Kau, A., Rich, S.S., Concannon, P., Mychaleckyj, J.C., Liu, J., Houpt, E., Li, J.V., Holmes, E., Nicholson, J., Knights, D., Ursell, L.K., Knight, R., and Gordon, J.I. Gut microbiomes of Malawian twin pairs discordant for kwashiorkor.  Science 339: 548-554 (2013).
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Chen, S.L., Wu, M., Henderson, J.P., Hooton, T.M., Hibbing, M.E., Hultgren, S.J., and Gordon, J.I. Genomic diversity and fitness of E.coli strains recovered from the intestinal and urinary tracts of women with recurrent urinary tract infection, Sci. Transl. Med., 5: 184r60 (2013)
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