Intestinal mucus barrier: a missing puzzle piece in food allergy

Parrish A, Boudaud M, Kuehn A, Ollert M, & Desai MS

Trends in Molecular Medicine •  DOI

Dietary Modulation Alters Susceptibility to Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella Typhimurium with or without a Gut Microbiota

Wolter M, Steimle A, Parrish A, Zimmer J, & Desai MS

mSystems • PubMed

Leveraging diet to engineer the gut microbiome

Wolter M, Grant ET, Boudaud MB, Steimle A, Pereira GV, Martens EC, & Desai MS

Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology • PubMed • SharedIt

Deprivation of dietary fiber in specific-pathogen-free mice promotes susceptibility to the intestinal mucosal pathogen Citrobacter rodentium

Neumann M, Steimle A, Grant ET, Wolter M, Parrish A, Willieme S, Brenner D, Martens EC, & Desai MS

Gut Microbes • PubMed

Concentrated Raw Fibers Enhance the Fiber-Degrading Capacity of a Synthetic Human Gut Microbiome

Steimle A, Neumann M, Grant ET, Turner JD, & Desai MS

International Journal of Molecular Sciences • PubMed

Constructing a gnotobiotic mouse model with a synthetic human gut microbiome to study host–microbe crosstalk

Steimle A, De Sciscio A, Neumann M, Grant ET, Peireira GV, Ohno H, Martens EC, & Desai MS

STAR Protocols • PubMed

Anti-pandemic lessons and altruistic behavior from major world religions at the time of COVID-19

Bouayed J, Hefeng F, Desai MS, Zhou B, Rashi T, Soulimani R, & Bohn T

Brain, Behavior, and Immunity • PubMed

Quantitative assay to detect bacterial glycan-degrading enzyme activities in mouse and human fecal samples

Steimle A, Grant ET, & Desai MS

STAR Protocols • PubMed

Statistical and Machine Learning Techniques in Human Microbiome Studies: Contemporary Challenges and Solutions

Moreno-Indias, Lahti L, Nedyalkova M, Elbere I, Roshchupkin G, Adilovic M, Aydemir O, Bakir-Gungor B, Carrillo-de Santa Pau E, D’Elia D, Desai MS, Falquet L, Gundogdu A, Hron K, Klammsteiner T, Lopes MB, Marcos-Zambrano LJ, Marques C, Mason M, May P, Pašić L, Pio G, Pongor S, Promponas VJ, Przymus P, Saez-Rodriguez J, Sampri A, Shigdel R, Stres B, Suharoschi R, Truu J,  Truică CO, Vilne B, Vlachakis D, Yilmaz E, Zeller G, Zomer AL, Gómez-Cabrero D & Claesson MJ on behalf of ML4Microbiome

Frontiers in Microbiology • PubMed

Interactions of commensal and pathogenic microorganisms with the intestinal mucosal barrier

Martens EC, Neumann M, & Desai MS

Nature Reviews Microbiology • PubMed

A Dietary Fiber-Deprived Gut Microbiota Degrades the Colonic Mucus Barrier and Enhances Pathogen Susceptibility

Desai MS, Seekatz AM, Koropatkin NM, Kamada N, Hickey CA, Wolter M, Pudlo NA, Kitamoto S, Terrapon N, Muller A, Young VB, Henrissat B, Wilmes P, Stppenbeck TS, Núñez G, & Martens EC

Cell • PubMed

A microfluidics-based in vitro model of the gastrointestinal human-microbe interface

Shah P, Fritz JV, Glaab E, Desai MS, Greenhalgh K, Frachet A, Niegowska M, Estes M, Jager C, Seguin-Devaux C, Zenhausern F, & Wilmes P

Nature Communications • PubMed