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The microbial degradation and utilization of complex pectins by Bacteroides in the human intestine

From 2016-04-01 to 2018-03-31 | Pectin Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 195 454,80

EU contribution:

EUR 195 454,80

Coordinated in:

United Kingdom

Call for proposal:

H2020-MSCA-IF-2015See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

MSCA-IF-EF-ST - Standard EF



Deliverables not available


  • Complexity of the Ruminococcus flavefaciens cellulosome reflects an expansion in glycan recognition
    Author(s): Immacolata Venditto, Ana S. Luis, Maja Rydahl, Julia Schückel, Vânia O. Fernandes, Silvia Vidal-Melgosa, Pedro Bule, Arun Goyal, Virginia M. R. Pires, Catarina G. Dourado, Luís M. A. Ferreira, Pedro M. Coutinho, Bernard Henrissat, J. Paul Knox, Arnaud Baslé, Shabir Najmudin, Harry J. Gilbert, William G. T. Willats, Carlos M. G. A. Fontes
    Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, issue 113/26, 2016. Page(s) 7136-7141.  ISSN: 0027-8424
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1601558113
  • Dietary pectic glycans are degraded by coordinated enzyme pathways in human colonic Bacteroides
    Author(s): Ana S. Luis, Jonathon Briggs, Xiaoyang Zhang, Benjamin Farnell, Didier Ndeh, Aurore Labourel, Arnaud Baslé, Alan Cartmell, Nicolas Terrapon, Katherine Stott, Elisabeth C. Lowe, Richard McLean, Kaitlyn Shearer, Julia Schückel, Immacolata Venditto, Marie-Christine Ralet, Bernard Henrissat, Eric C. Martens, Steven C. Mosimann, D. Wade Abbott, Harry J. Gilbert
    Published in: Nature Microbiology, issue 3/2, 2018. Page(s) 210-219.  ISSN: 2058-5276
    DOI: 10.1038/s41564-017-0079-1
  • Complex pectin metabolism by gut bacteria reveals novel catalytic functions
    Author(s): Didier Ndeh, Artur Rogowski, Alan Cartmell, Ana S. Luis, Arnaud Baslé, Joseph Gray, Immacolata Venditto, Jonathon Briggs, Xiaoyang Zhang, Aurore Labourel, Nicolas Terrapon, Fanny Buffetto, Sergey Nepogodiev, Yao Xiao, Robert A. Field, Yanping Zhu, Malcolm A. O’Neill, Breeanna R. Urbanowicz, William S. York, Gideon J. Davies, D. Wade Abbott, Marie-Christine Ralet, Eric C. Martens, Bernard Henrissat, Harry J. Gilbert
    Published in: Nature, issue 544/7648, 2017. Page(s) 65-70.  ISSN: 0028-0836
    DOI: 10.1038/nature21725


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EU contribution: EUR 195 454,80

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