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Microbial genes and pathways in inflammatory bowel disease.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2019 Aug;17(8):497-511

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41579-019-0213-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6759048PMC
August 2019

, a member of the human gut microbiome associated with Crohn's disease, produces an inflammatory polysaccharide.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 Jun 10;116(26):12672-12677. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1904099116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6601261PMC
June 2019

Bacteroides-Derived Sphingolipids Are Critical for Maintaining Intestinal Homeostasis and Symbiosis.

Cell Host Microbe 2019 05;25(5):668-680.e7

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA; Center for Computational and Integrative Biology and Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2019.04.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6544385PMC
May 2019

Compositional and Temporal Changes in the Gut Microbiome of Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Patients Are Linked to Disease Course.

Cell Host Microbe 2018 10;24(4):600-610.e4

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Infectious Disease and Microbiome, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Gastrointestinal Unit and Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA; Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2018.09.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6277984PMC
October 2018

Strain-Level Analysis of Mother-to-Child Bacterial Transmission during the First Few Months of Life.

Cell Host Microbe 2018 07;24(1):146-154.e4

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA; Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2018.06.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6091882PMC
July 2018

A Common Mechanism Links Activities of Butyrate in the Colon.

ACS Chem Biol 2018 05 10;13(5):1291-1298. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology , Harvard University , Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138 , United States.

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http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acschembio.8b00073
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acschembio.8b00073DOI Listing
May 2018

Host genetic variation and its microbiome interactions within the Human Microbiome Project.

Genome Med 2018 01 29;10(1). Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13073-018-0515-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5789541PMC
January 2018

Indoleacrylic Acid Produced by Commensal Peptostreptococcus Species Suppresses Inflammation.

Cell Host Microbe 2017 Jul;22(1):25-37.e6

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Gastrointestinal Unit and Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2017.06.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672633PMC
July 2017

Linking the Human Gut Microbiome to Inflammatory Cytokine Production Capacity.

Cell 2016 11;167(4):1125-1136.e8

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Gastrointestinal Unit and Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2016.10.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5131922PMC
November 2016

Morphological Heterogeneity and Attachment of Phaeobacter inhibens.

PLoS One 2015 11;10(11):e0141300. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0141300PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4641667PMC
June 2016

Natural history of the infant gut microbiome and impact of antibiotic treatment on bacterial strain diversity and stability.

Sci Transl Med 2016 06;8(343):343ra81

Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA. Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Gastrointestinal Unit and Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aad0917DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5032909PMC
June 2016

Variation in Microbiome LPS Immunogenicity Contributes to Autoimmunity in Humans.

Cell 2016 May 28;165(4):842-53. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Gastrointestinal Unit and Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2016.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4950857PMC
May 2016

Bacterial influence on alkenones in live microalgae.

J Phycol 2016 Feb 12;52(1):125-30. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12370DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4800829PMC
February 2016

From cell differentiation to cell collectives: Bacillus subtilis uses division of labor to migrate.

PLoS Biol 2015 Apr 20;13(4):e1002141. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1002141DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4403855PMC
April 2015

Division of Labor in Biofilms: the Ecology of Cell Differentiation.

Microbiol Spectr 2015 Apr;3(2):MB-0002-2014

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115.

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http://www.asmscience.org/content/journal/microbiolspec/10.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/microbiolspec.MB-0002-2014DOI Listing
April 2015

Directed natural product biosynthesis gene cluster capture and expression in the model bacterium Bacillus subtilis.

Sci Rep 2015 Mar 24;5:9383. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

KAUST Global Collaborative Research, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep09383DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4894447PMC
March 2015

New tools for comparing microscopy images: quantitative analysis of cell types in Bacillus subtilis.

J Bacteriol 2015 Feb 1;197(4):699-709. Epub 2014 Dec 1.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.02501-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4334194PMC
February 2015

Mutualistic interaction between Salmonella enterica and Aspergillus niger and its effects on Zea mays colonization.

Microb Biotechnol 2014 Nov;7(6):589-600

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, HIM building, Room #1042, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.12182DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4265077PMC
November 2014

Functional analysis of the accessory protein TapA in Bacillus subtilis amyloid fiber assembly.

J Bacteriol 2014 Apr 31;196(8):1505-13. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://jb.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/JB.01363-13
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.01363-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3993358PMC
April 2014

Isolation, characterization, and aggregation of a structured bacterial matrix precursor.

J Biol Chem 2013 Jun 30;288(24):17559-68. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://www.jbc.org/cgi/doi/10.1074/jbc.M113.453605
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M113.453605DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3682555PMC
June 2013

Bacterial flagella explore microscale hummocks and hollows to increase adhesion.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013 Apr 18;110(14):5624-9. Epub 2013 Mar 18.

Harvard- Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1219662110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3619351PMC
April 2013

Bacillus subtilis biofilm induction by plant polysaccharides.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013 Apr 8;110(17):E1621-30. Epub 2013 Apr 8.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1218984110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3637697PMC
April 2013

Sticking together: building a biofilm the Bacillus subtilis way.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2013 Mar 28;11(3):157-68. Epub 2013 Jan 28.

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/nrmicro2960
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro2960DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3936787PMC
March 2013

Galactose metabolism plays a crucial role in biofilm formation by Bacillus subtilis.

MBio 2012 14;3(4):e00184-12. Epub 2012 Aug 14.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00184-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3419520PMC
January 2013

Biofilm inhibitors that target amyloid proteins.

Chem Biol 2013 Jan;20(1):102-10

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2012.10.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3559003PMC
January 2013

Mixing and matching siderophore clusters: structure and biosynthesis of serratiochelins from Serratia sp. V4.

J Am Chem Soc 2012 Aug 13;134(33):13550-3. Epub 2012 Aug 13.

Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/ja304941d
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja304941dDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3424848PMC
August 2012

The world of biofilms.

Authors:
Hera Vlamakis

Virulence 2011 Sep-Oct;2(5):431-4. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/viru.2.5.17902DOI Listing
February 2012

Osmotic spreading of Bacillus subtilis biofilms driven by an extracellular matrix.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012 Jan 9;109(4):1116-21. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

Genomes and Genetics Department, Unit Physics of Biological Systems, Institut Pasteur, F-75015 Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1109261108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3268299PMC
January 2012

An accessory protein required for anchoring and assembly of amyloid fibres in B. subtilis biofilms.

Mol Microbiol 2011 Jun 5;80(5):1155-68. Epub 2011 May 5.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07653.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3103627PMC
June 2011

Metal-enhanced fluorescence to quantify bacterial adhesion.

Adv Mater 2011 Mar 22;23(12):H101-4. Epub 2011 Feb 22.

School of Engineering and Applied Science, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201004096DOI Listing
March 2011

Biofilms.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2010 Jul 2;2(7):a000398. Epub 2010 Jun 2.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://cshperspectives.cshlp.org/lookup/doi/10.1101/cshpersp
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a000398DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2890205PMC
July 2010

Cannibalism enhances biofilm development in Bacillus subtilis.

Mol Microbiol 2009 Nov 22;74(3):609-18. Epub 2009 Sep 22.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2009.06882.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2983100PMC
November 2009

Paracrine signaling in a bacterium.

Genes Dev 2009 Jul;23(14):1631-8

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gad.1813709DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2714712PMC
July 2009

Generation of multiple cell types in Bacillus subtilis.

FEMS Microbiol Rev 2009 Jan 19;33(1):152-63. Epub 2008 Nov 19.

Department of Microbiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6976.2008.00148.xDOI Listing
January 2009

Control of cell fate by the formation of an architecturally complex bacterial community.

Genes Dev 2008 Apr;22(7):945-53

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gad.1645008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2279205PMC
April 2008

Thinking about Bacillus subtilis as a multicellular organism.

Curr Opin Microbiol 2007 Dec 30;10(6):638-43. Epub 2007 Oct 30.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2007.09.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2174258PMC
December 2007

FrzZ, a dual CheY-like response regulator, functions as an output for the Frz chemosensory pathway of Myxococcus xanthus.

Mol Microbiol 2007 Jul;65(1):90-102

Graduate Group in Biophysics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05774.xDOI Listing
July 2007

Thieves, assassins and spies of the microbial world.

Nat Cell Biol 2005 Oct;7(10):933-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncb1005-933DOI Listing
October 2005

The Che4 pathway of Myxococcus xanthus regulates type IV pilus-mediated motility.

Mol Microbiol 2004 Jun;52(6):1799-811

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3204, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2004.04098.xDOI Listing
June 2004

A new Bacteroides conjugative transposon that carries an ermB gene.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2003 Nov;69(11):6455-63

Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.69.11.6455-6463.2003DOI Listing
November 2003