• 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 ...
    • Mechanistic insights into consumption of the food additive xanthan gum by the human gut microbiota 

      Ostrowski, Matthew P; Leanti La Rosa, Sabina; Kunath, Benoit Josef; Robertson, Andrew; Pereira, Gabriella V.; Hagen, Live Heldal; Varghese, Neha; Qiu, Ling; Yao, Tianming; Flint, Gabrielle; Li, James; McDonald, Sean P.; Buttner, Duna; Pudlo, Nicholas; Schnizlein, Matthew; Young, Vincent; Brumer, Harry; Schmidt, Thomas; Terrapon, Nicolas; Lombard, Vincent; Henrissat, Bernard; Hamaker, Bruce; Eloe-Fadrosh, Emiley A.; Tripathi, Ashootosh; Pope, Phillip; Martens, Eric C (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    • 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), ...