• Human Gut Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Deploys a Highly Efficient Conserved System To Cross-Feed on β-Mannan-Derived Oligosaccharides 

      Lindstad, Lars Jordhøy; Lo, G; Leivers, Shaun Allan; Lu, Z; Michalak, Leszek; Pereira, GV; Kjendseth, Åsmund Røhr; Martens, Eric C.; McKee, LS; Louis, Petra; Duncan, S; Westereng, Bjørge; Pope, Phillip; Leanti La Rosa, Sabina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    • The human gut Firmicute Roseburia intestinalis is a primary degrader of dietary β-mannans 

      Leanti La Rosa, Sabina; Leth, Maria Louise; Michalak, Leszek; Hansen, Morten Ejby; Pudlo, Nicholas; Glowacki, Robert; Pereira, Gabriel; Workman, Christopher; Arntzen, Magnus Øverlie; Pope, Phillip; Martens, Eric C.; Hachem, Maher Abou; Westereng, Bjørge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      β-Mannans are plant cell wall polysaccharides that are commonly found in human diets. However, a mechanistic understanding into the key populations that degrade this glycan is absent, especially for the dominant Firmicutes ...
    • Wood-derived Dietary Fibers Promote Beneficial Human Gut Microbiota 

      Leanti La Rosa, Sabina; Kachrimanidou, Vasiliki; Buffetto, Fanny; Pope, Phillip; Pudlo, Nicholas; Martens, Eric C.; Rastall, Robert; Gibson, Glenn; Westereng, Bjørge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Woody biomass is a sustainable and virtually unlimited source of hemicellulosic polysaccharides. The predominant hemicelluloses in softwood and hardwood are galactoglucomannan (GGM) and arabinoglucuronoxylan (AGX), ...