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Lane, S., Xu, H., Oh, E. J., Kim, H., Lesmana, A., Jeong, D., ... Kim, S. R. (2018). Glucose repression can be alleviated by reducing glucose phosphorylation rate in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Scientific Reports, 8(1), [2613]. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-20804-4

Ammar, E. M., Wang, X., & Rao, C. V. (2018). Regulation of metabolism in Escherichia coli during growth on mixtures of the non-glucose sugars: Arabinose, lactose, and xylose. Scientific Reports, 8(1), [609]. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18704-0

Xia, P. F., Li, Q., Tan, L. R., Liu, M. M., Jin, Y. S., & Wang, S. G. (2018). Synthetic Whole-Cell Biodevices for Targeted Degradation of Antibiotics. Scientific Reports, 8(1), [2906]. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-21350-9

Neu, L., Bänziger, C., Proctor, C. R., Zhang, Y., Liu, W. T., & Hammes, F. (2018). Ugly ducklings - The dark side of plastic materials in contact with potable water. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, 4(1), [7]. DOI: 10.1038/s41522-018-0050-9

Perry, E., Cross, T. W. L., Francis, J. M., Holscher, H. D., Clark, S. D., & Swanson, K. S. (2018). Effect of Road Transport on the Equine Cecal Microbiota. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 68, 12-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.jevs.2018.04.004

Liu, G., Zhang, Y., van der Mark, E., Magic-Knezev, A., Pinto, A., van den Bogert, B., ... Medema, G. (2018). Assessing the origin of bacteria in tap water and distribution system in an unchlorinated drinking water system by SourceTracker using microbial community fingerprints. Water Research, 138, 86-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.03.043

Kim, H., Oh, E. J., Lane, S. T., Lee, W. H., Cate, J. H. D., & Jin, Y. S. (2018). Enhanced cellobiose fermentation by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae expressing a mutant cellodextrin facilitator and cellobiose phosphorylase. Journal of Biotechnology, 275, 53-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2018.04.008

Ibarra-Sánchez, L. A., Van Tassell, M. L., & Miller, M. J. (2018). Antimicrobial behavior of phage endolysin PlyP100 and its synergy with nisin to control Listeria monocytogenes in Queso Fresco. Food Microbiology, 72, 128-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.fm.2017.11.013

Ling, F., Whitaker, R., LeChevallier, M. W., & Liu, W. T. (2018). Drinking water microbiome assembly induced by water stagnation. ISME Journal, 12(6), 1520-1531. DOI: 10.1038/s41396-018-0101-5

Berding, K., Holscher, H. D., Arthur, A. E., & Donovan, S. M. (2018). Fecal microbiome composition and stability in 4- to 8-year old children is associated with dietary patterns and nutrient intake. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 56, 165-174. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2018.01.002

Kim, J. S., Daum, M. A., Jin, Y. S., & Miller, M. J. (2018). Yeast derived lysA2 can control bacterial contamination in ethanol fermentation. Viruses, 10(6), [281]. DOI: 10.3390/v10060281

Harris, S. C., Devendran, S., Méndez- García, C., Mythen, S. M., Wright, C. L., Fields, C. J., ... Ridlon, J. M. (Accepted/In press). Bile acid oxidation by Eggerthella lenta strains C592 and DSM 2243T Gut microbes, 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/19490976.2018.1458180

Tang, Q., Lu, T., & Liu, S. J. (2018). Engineering the bacterium Comamonas testosteroni CNB-1: Plasmid curing and genetic manipulation. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 133, 74-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.bej.2018.01.030

Yun, E. J., Oh, E. J., Liu, J. J., Yu, S., Kim, D. H., Kwak, S., ... Jin, Y. S. (2018). Promiscuous activities of heterologous enzymes lead to unintended metabolic rerouting in Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to assimilate various sugars from renewable biomass. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 11(1), [140]. DOI: 10.1186/s13068-018-1135-7

Liu, J. J., Zhang, G. C., Kong, I. I., Yun, E. J., Zheng, J. Q., Kweon, D. H., & Jin, Y. S. (2018). A mutation in PGM2 causing inefficient galactose metabolism in the probiotic yeast Saccharomyces boulardii. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84(10), [e02858-17]. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02858-17

Nishihama, K., Yasuma, T., Yano, Y., D' Alessandro-Gabazza, C. N., Toda, M., Hinneh, J. A., ... Gabazza, E. C. (2018). Anti-apoptotic activity of human matrix metalloproteinase-2 attenuates diabetes mellitus. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, 82, 88-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2018.01.016

Luo, J., Han, L., Liu, L., Gao, L., Xue, B., Wang, Y., ... Peng, X. (2018). Catechin supplemented in a FOS diet induces weight loss by altering cecal microbiota and gene expression of colonic epithelial cells. Food and Function, 9(5), 2962-2969. DOI: 10.1039/c8fo00035b

Doden, H., Sallam, L. A., Devendran, S., Ly, L., Doden, G., Daniel, S. L., ... Ridlon, J. M. (2018). Metabolism of oxo-bile acids and characterization of recombinant 12α- hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases from bile acid 7α-dehydroxylating human gut bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84(10), [e00235-18]. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00235-18

Bailey, M. A., & Holscher, H. D. (2018). Microbiome-mediated effects of the Mediterranean diet on inflammation. Advances in Nutrition, 9(3), 93-206. DOI: 10.1093/advances/nmy013

Yun, E. J., Lee, J., Kim, D. H., Kim, J., Kim, S., Jin, Y. S., & Kim, K. H. (2018). Metabolomic elucidation of the effects of media and carbon sources on fatty acid production by Yarrowia lipolytica. Journal of Biotechnology, 272-273, 7-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2018.02.011

Petronikolou, N., Hollatz, A. J., Schuler, M. A., & Nair, S. K. (2018). Loganic Acid Methyltransferase: Insights into the Specificity of Methylation on an Iridoid Glycoside. ChemBioChem, 19(8), 784-788. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201700679

the STRONG Kids Team (2018). Child body mass index, genotype and parenting in the prediction of restrictive feeding. Pediatric Obesity, 13(4), 239-246. DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12219

Richardson, K. A., Hannon, P. R., Johnson-Walker, Y. J., Myint, M. S., Flaws, J. A., & Nowak, R. A. (2018). Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) alters proliferation and uterine gland numbers in the uteri of adult exposed mice. Reproductive Toxicology, 77, 70-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2018.01.006

Fleming, S. A., Chichlowski, M., Berg, B. M., Donovan, S. M., & Dilger, R. N. (2018). Dietary sialyllactose does not influence measures of recognition memory or diurnal activity in the young pig. Nutrients, 10(4), [395]. DOI: 10.3390/nu10040395

Allen, J. M., Mailing, L. J., Niemiro, G. M., Moore, R., Cook, M. D., White, B. A., ... Woods, J. A. (2018). Exercise Alters Gut Microbiota Composition and Function in Lean and Obese Humans. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(4), 747-757. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001495

Khan, N. A., Walk, A. M., Edwards, C. G., Jones, A. R., Cannavale, C. N., Thompson, S. V., ... Holscher, H. D. (2018). Macular xanthophylls are related to intellectual ability among adults with overweight and obesity. Nutrients, 10(4), [396]. DOI: 10.3390/nu10040396

Mythen, S. M., Devendran, S., Méndez-García, C., Cann, I., & Ridlon, J. M. (2018). Targeted synthesis and characterization of a gene cluster encoding NAD(P)H-dependent 3α-, 3β-, and 12α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases from Eggerthella CAG: 298, a gut metagenomic sequence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84(7), [e02475-17]. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02475-17

Morita, M., Hao, Y., Jokela, J., Sardar, D., Lin, Z., Sivonen, K., ... Schmidt, E. W. (Accepted/In press). Posttranslational Tyrosine Geranylation in Cyanobactin Biosynthesis. Unknown Journal. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b03137

Mahanta, N., Liu, A., Dong, S., Nair, S. K., & Mitchell, D. A. (2018). Enzymatic reconstitution of ribosomal peptide backbone thioamidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(12), 3030-3035. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1722324115

Harris, S. C., Devendran, S., Alves, J. M. P., Mythen, S. M., Hylemon, P. B., & Ridlon, J. M. (2018). Identification of a gene encoding a flavoprotein involved in bile acid metabolism by the human gut bacterium Clostridium scindens ATCC 35704. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, 1863(3), 276-283. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2017.12.001

STRONG Kids Team (2018). Predictors and Outcomes of Mealtime Emotional Climate in Families with Preschoolers. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43(2), 195-206. DOI: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsx109

Baumgartner, N. W., Walk, A. M., Edwards, C. G., Covello, A. R., Chojnacki, M. R., Reeser, G. E., ... Khan, N. A. (2018). Relationship between physical activity, adiposity, and attentional inhibition. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 15(3), 191-196. DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2017-0181

Blanchard, A. E., Liao, C., & Lu, T. (2018). Circuit-Host Coupling Induces Multifaceted Behavioral Modulations of a Gene Switch. Biophysical journal, 114(3), 737-746. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2017.12.010

Holscher, H. D., Taylor, A. M., Swanson, K. S., Novotny, J. A., & Baer, D. J. (2018). Almond consumption and processing affects the composition of the gastrointestinal microbiota of healthy adult men and women: A randomized controlled trial. Nutrients, 10(2), [126]. DOI: 10.3390/nu10020126

Fang, T., Cui, Q., Huang, Y., Dong, P., Wang, H., Liu, W. T., & Ye, Q. (2018). Distribution comparison and risk assessment of free-floating and particle-attached bacterial pathogens in urban recreational water: Implications for water quality management. Science of the Total Environment, 613-614, 428-438. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.008

Pallotto, M. R., de Godoy, M. R. C., Holscher, H. D., Buff, P. R., & Swanson, K. S. (2018). Effects of weight loss with a moderate-protein, high-fiber diet on body composition, voluntary physical activity, and fecal microbiota of obese cats. American journal of veterinary research, 79(2), 181-190. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.79.2.181

Mackie, R. I., & Cann, I. (2018). Let them eat fruit. Nature Microbiology, 3(2), 127-129. DOI: 10.1038/s41564-018-0108-8

Rao, C. V. (2018). Sparsity of Linear Discrete-Time Optimal Control Problems with $l-1$ Objectives. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 63(2), 513-517. [7993042]. DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2017.2732286

Bae, J. H., Kim, H. J., Kim, M. J., Sung, B. H., Jeon, J. H., Kim, H. S., ... Sohn, J. H. (2018). Direct fermentation of Jerusalem artichoke tuber powder for production of L-lactic acid and D-lactic acid by metabolically engineered Kluyveromyces marxianus. Journal of Biotechnology, 266, 27-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.12.001

Seo, S. O., Lu, T., Jin, Y. S., & Blaschek, H. P. (2018). Development of an oxygen-independent flavin mononucleotide-based fluorescent reporter system in Clostridium beijerinckii and its potential applications. Journal of Biotechnology, 265, 119-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.11.003

Zhang, Z. T., Jiménez-Bonilla, P., Seo, S. O., Lu, T., Jin, Y. S., Blaschek, H. P., & Wang, Y. (2018). Bacterial genome editing with CRISPR-Cas9: Taking clostridium beijerinckii as an example. In Methods in Molecular Biology (pp. 297-325). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1772). Humana Press Inc.. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7795-6_17

Naas, A. E., Solden, L. M., Norbeck, A. D., Brewer, H., Hagen, L. H., Heggenes, I. M., ... Pope, P. B. (2018). "Candidatus Paraporphyromonas polyenzymogenes" encodes multi-modular cellulases linked to the type IX secretion system. Microbiome, 6(1), [44]. DOI: 10.1186/s40168-018-0421-8

Eckstrum, K. S., Edwards, W., Banerjee, A., Wang, W., Flaws, J. A., Katzenellenbogen, J. A., ... Raetzman, L. T. (2018). Effects of exposure to the endocrine-Disrupting chemical bisphenol a during critical windows of murine pituitary development. Endocrinology, 159(1), 119-131. DOI: 10.1210/en.2017-00565

Turner, T. L., Kim, H., Kong, I. I., Liu, J. J., Zhang, G. C., & Jin, Y. S. (2018). Engineering and evolution of saccharomyces cerevisiae to produce biofuels and chemicals. In Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology (pp. 175-215). (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology; Vol. 162). Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH. DOI: 10.1007/10_2016_22

Wei, L. J., Kwak, S., Liu, J. J., Lane, S., Hua, Q., Kweon, D. H., & Jin, Y. S. (Accepted/In press). Improved squalene production through increasing lipid contents in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biotechnology and bioengineering. DOI: 10.1002/bit.26595

Walukiewicz, H. E., Ordal, G. W., & Rao, C. V. (2018). In vitro assay for measuring receptor-kinase activity in the bacillus subtilis chemotaxis pathway. In Methods in Molecular Biology (pp. 95-105). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1729). Humana Press Inc.. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7577-8_10

Brooks, A. S., Yellen, J. E., Potts, R., Behrensmeyer, A. K., Deino, A. L., Leslie, D. E., ... Clark, J. B. (2018). Long-distance stone transport and pigment use in the earliest Middle Stone Age. Science, 360(6384), 90-94. DOI: 10.1126/science.aao2646

Hylemon, P. B., Harris, S. C., & Ridlon, J. M. (Accepted/In press). Metabolism of hydrogen gases and bile acids in the gut microbiome. FEBS Letters. DOI: 10.1002/1873-3468.13064

Oh, S., Hammes, F., & Liu, W. T. (2018). Metagenomic characterization of biofilter microbial communities in a full-scale drinking water treatment plant. Water Research, 128, 278-285. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.10.054

Jagtap, S. S., & Rao, C. V. (2018). Production of d-arabitol from d-xylose by the oleaginous yeast Rhodosporidium toruloides IFO0880. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(1), 143-151. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-017-8581-1

Gu, W., Dong, S. H., Sarkar, S., Nair, S. K., & Schmidt, E. W. (2018). The Biochemistry and Structural Biology of Cyanobactin Pathways: Enabling Combinatorial Biosynthesis. In Marine Enzymes and Specialized Metabolism - Part A (pp. 113-163). (Methods in Enzymology; Vol. 604). Academic Press Inc.. DOI: 10.1016/bs.mie.2018.03.002

Lane, S., Dong, J., & Jin, Y. S. (Accepted/In press). Value-added biotransformation of cellulosic sugars by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Bioresource Technology. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2018.04.013  

Cogan, D. P., Hudson, G. A., Zhang, Z., Pogorelov, T. V., Van Der Donk, W. A., Mitchell, D. A., & Nair, S. K. (2017). Structural insights into enzymatic [4+2] aza-cycloaddition in thiopeptide antibiotic biosynthesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(49), 12928-12933. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1716035114

Liao, C., Blanchard, A. E., & Lu, T. (2017). An integrative circuit-host modelling framework for predicting synthetic gene network behaviours /631/553/552 /631/553/2695 article. Nature Microbiology, 2(12), 1658-1666. DOI: 10.1038/s41564-017-0022-5

Mudd, A. T., Fleming, S. A., Labhart, B., Chichlowski, M., Berg, B. M., Donovan, S. M., & Dilger, R. N. (2017). Dietary sialyllactose influences sialic acid concentrations in the prefrontal cortex and magnetic resonance imaging measures in corpus callosum of young pigs. Nutrients, 9(12), [1297]. DOI: 10.3390/nu9121297

Hawley, A. K., Nobu, M. K., Wright, J. J., Durno, W. E., Morgan-Lang, C., Sage, B., ... Hallam, S. J. (2017). Diverse Marinimicrobia bacteria may mediate coupled biogeochemical cycles along eco-thermodynamic gradients. Nature Communications, 8(1), [1507]. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01376-9

Jin, Y. S., & Cate, J. H. D. (2017). Metabolic engineering of yeast for lignocellulosic biofuel production. Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, 41, 99-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2017.10.025

Sánchez-Tapia, M., Aguilar-López, M., Pérez-Cruz, C., Pichardo-Ontiveros, E., Wang, M., Donovan, S. M., ... Torres, N. (2017). Nopal (Opuntia ficus indica) protects from metabolic endotoxemia by modifying gut microbiota in obese rats fed high fat/sucrose diet. Scientific Reports, 7(1), [4716]. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05096-4

Keck, A. S., Sloane, S., Liechty, J. M., Fiese, B. H., & Donovan, S. M. (2017). Productivity, impact, and collaboration differences between transdisciplinary and traditionally trained doctoral students: A comparison of publication patterns. PLoS ONE, 12(12), [e0189391]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189391

Oh, E. J., Kwak, S., Kim, H., & Jin, Y. S. (2017). Transporter engineering for cellobiose fermentation under lower pH conditions by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Bioresource Technology, 245, 1469-1475. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2017.05.138

Mudd, A. T., Berding, K., Wang, M., Donovan, S. M., & Dilger, R. N. (2017). Serum cortisol mediates the relationship between fecal Ruminococcus and brain N-acetylaspartate in the young pig. Gut Microbes, 8(6), 589-600. DOI: 10.1080/19490976.2017.1353849

Kwak, S., Kim, S. R., Xu, H., Zhang, G. C., Lane, S., Kim, H., & Jin, Y. S. (2017). Enhanced isoprenoid production from xylose by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 114(11), 2581-2591. DOI: 10.1002/bit.26369

Seo, S. O., Janssen, H., Magis, A., Wang, Y., Lu, T., Price, N. D., ... Blaschek, H. P. (2017). Genomic, Transcriptional, and Phenotypic Analysis of the Glucose Derepressed Clostridium beijerinckii Mutant Exhibiting Acid Crash Phenotype. Biotechnology Journal, 12(11), [1700182]. DOI: 10.1002/biot.201700182

Nobu, M. K., Narihiro, T., Liu, M., Kuroda, K., Mei, R., & Liu, W. T. (2017). Thermodynamically diverse syntrophic aromatic compound catabolism. Environmental Microbiology, 19(11), 4576-4586. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13922

Cole, N. C., Wang, A. A., Donovan, S. M., Lee, S. Y., & Teran-Garcia, M. (2017). Variants in Chemosensory Genes Are Associated with Picky Eating Behavior in Preschool-Age Children. Journal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, 10(3-4), 84-92. DOI: 10.1159/000478857

Zhang, Y., Kitajima, M., Whittle, A. J., & Liu, W. T. (2017). Benefits of genomic insights and CRISPR-Cas signatures to monitor potential pathogens across drinking water production and distribution systems. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(OCT). DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02036

Liu, X., Turchi, B., Mok, K. C., Taga, M. E., & Miller, M. J. (2017). HM2-phage resistant solventogenic Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4 shows increased exopolysaccharide production. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 364(19), [fnx191]. DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnx191

Thongaram, T., Hoeflinger, J. L., Chow, J. M., & Miller, M. J. (2017). Human milk oligosaccharide consumption by probiotic and human-associated bifidobacteria and lactobacilli. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(10), 7825-7833. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2017-12753

Oh, S., Yap, G. C., Hong, P. Y., Huang, C. H., Aw, M. M., Shek, L. P. C., ... Lee, B. W. (2017). Immune-modulatory genomic properties differentiate gut microbiota of infants with and without eczema. PLoS ONE, 12(10), [e0184955]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184955

Lee, W. H., & Jin, Y. S. (2017). Evaluation of ethanol production activity by engineered saccharomyces cerevisiae fermenting cellobiose through the phosphorolytic pathway in simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of cellulose. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 27(9), 1649-1656. DOI: 10.4014/jmb.1705.05039

Hu, X., Dong, S. H., Chen, J., Zhou, X. Z., Chen, R., Nair, S., ... Chen, L. F. (2017). Prolyl isomerase PIN1 regulates the stability, transcriptional activity and oncogenic potential of BRD4. Oncogene, 36(36), 5177-5188. DOI: 10.1038/onc.2017.137

Baumgartner, N. W., Walk, A. D., Edwards, C. G., Covello, A. R., Chojnacki, M. R., Reeser, G. E., ... Khan, N. A. (2017). Relationship Between Physical Activity, Adiposity, and Attentional Inhibition. Journal of physical activity & health, 1-20. DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2017-0181

Kaczmarek, J. L., Thompson, S. V., & Holscher, H. D. (2017). Complex interactions of circadian rhythms, eating behaviors, and the gastrointestinal microbiota and their potential impact on health. Nutrition Reviews, 75(9), 673-682. DOI: 10.1093/nutrit/nux036

Wefers, D., Dong, J., Abdel-Hamid, A. M., Paul, H. M., Pereira, G. V., Han, Y., ... Cann, I. (2017). Enzymatic mechanism for arabinan degradation and transport in the thermophilic bacterium caldanaerobius polysaccharolyticus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 83(18), [e00794]. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00794-17

Donovan, S. M. (2017). Human milk oligosaccharides: Potent weapons in the battle against rotavirus infection. Journal of Nutrition, 147(9), 1605-1606. DOI: 10.3945/jn.117.255836

Luchini, V., Musaad, S., Lee, S. Y., & Donovan, S. M. (2017). Observed differences in child picky eating behavior between home and childcare locations. Appetite, 116, 123-131. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.04.021

Dong, S. H., Frane, N. D., Christensen, Q. H., Greenberg, E. P., Nagarajan, R., & Nair, S. K. (2017). Molecular basis for the substrate specificity of quorum signal synthases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(34), 9092-9097. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1705400114

The Genome Standards Consortium (2017). Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea. Nature biotechnology, 35(8), 725-731. DOI: 10.1038/nbt.3893

Wefers, D., Cavalcante, J. J. V., Schendel, R. R., Deveryshetty, J., Wang, K., Wawrzak, Z., ... Cann, I. (2017). Biochemical and Structural Analyses of Two Cryptic Esterases in Bacteroides intestinalis and their Synergistic Activities with Cognate Xylanases. Journal of Molecular Biology, 429(16), 2509-2527. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2017.06.017

Sicherer, S. H., Allen, K., Lack, G., Taylor, S. L., Donovan, S. M., & Oria, M. (2017). Critical issues in food allergy: A national academies consensus report. Pediatrics, 140(2), [e20170194]. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-0194

Zhang, Y., Oh, S., & Liu, W. T. (2017). Impact of drinking water treatment and distribution on the microbiome continuum: an ecological disturbance's perspective. Environmental Microbiology, 19(8), 3163-3174. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13800

Kim, J. H., Fiese, B. H., & Donovan, S. M. (2017). Breastfeeding is Natural but Not the Cultural Norm: A Mixed-Methods Study of First-Time Breastfeeding, African American Mothers Participating in WIC. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(7), S151-S161.e1. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2017.04.003

Liao, J., Fang, C., Yu, J., Sathyagal, A., Willman, E., & Liu, W. T. (2017). Direct treatment of high-strength soft drink wastewater using a down-flow hanging sponge reactor: performance and microbial community dynamics. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 101(14), 5925-5936. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-017-8326-1

West, C. E., Kvistgaard, A. S., Peerson, J. M., Donovan, S. M., Peng, Y. M., & Lönnerdal, B. (2017). Effects of osteopontin-enriched formula on lymphocyte subsets in the first 6 months of life: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Research, 82(1), 63-71. DOI: 10.1038/pr.2017.77

Donovan, S. M., & Salas-Salvadó, J. (2017). Introduction to the fourth global summit on the health effects of yogurt. Journal of Nutrition, 147(7), 1449S-1451S. DOI: 10.3945/jn.116.240994

Arntzen, M., Várnai, A., Mackie, R. I., Eijsink, V. G. H., & Pope, P. B. (2017). Outer membrane vesicles from Fibrobacter succinogenes S85 contain an array of carbohydrate-active enzymes with versatile polysaccharide-degrading capacity. Environmental Microbiology, 19(7), 2701-2714. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13770

Chekan, J. R., Estrada, P., Covello, P. S., & Nair, S. K. (2017). Characterization of the macrocyclase involved in the biosynthesis of RiPP cyclic peptides in plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(25), 6551-6556. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1620499114

Jang, Y. J., Seo, S. O., Kim, S. A., Li, L., Kim, T. J., Kim, S. C., ... Han, N. S. (2017). Elimination of the cryptic plasmid in Leuconostoc citreum by CRISPR/Cas9 system. Journal of Biotechnology, 251, 151-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.04.018

Sung, J., Kim, S., Cabatbat, J. J. T., Jang, S., Jin, Y. S., Jung, G. Y., ... Kim, P. J. (2017). Global metabolic interaction network of the human gut microbiota for context-specific community-scale analysis. Nature Communications, 8, [15393]. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15393

Comstock, S. S., Li, M., Wang, M., Monaco, M. H., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Kuhlenschmidt, M. S., & Donovan, S. M. (2017). Dietary human milk oligosaccharides but not prebiotic oligosaccharides increase circulating natural killer cell and mesenteric lymph node memory T cell populations in noninfected and rotavirus-infected neonatal piglets. Journal of Nutrition, 147(6), 1041-1047. DOI: 10.3945/jn.116.243774

Kim, S. K., Jo, J. H., Park, Y. C., Jin, Y. S., & Seo, J. H. (2017). Metabolic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for production of spermidine under optimal culture conditions. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 101, 30-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2017.03.008

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