Andrew K Benson

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Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Individuality in gut microbiota composition is a complex polygenic trait shaped by multiple environmental and host genetic factors
    Andrew K Benson
    Department of Food Science and Technology and Core for Applied Genomics and Ecology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18933-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial Successions Are Associated with Changes in Chemical Profiles of a Model Refrigerated Fresh Pork Sausage during an 80-Day Shelf Life Study
    Andrew K Benson
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:5178-94. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Diversification of the gut symbiont Lactobacillus reuteri as a result of host-driven evolution
    Phaik Lyn Oh
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    ISME J 4:377-87. 2010
  4. pmc Functional consequences of genome evolution in Listeria monocytogenes: the lmo0423 and lmo0422 genes encode sigmaC and LstR, a lineage II-specific heat shock system
    Chaomei Zhang
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, 330 Food Industry Complex, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:7243-53. 2005
  5. pmc Genomic instability in regions adjacent to a highly conserved pch prophage in Escherichia coli O157:H7 generates diversity in expression patterns of the LEE pathogenicity island
    Zhijie Yang
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:3553-68. 2009
  6. pmc Identification of a putative operon involved in fructooligosaccharide utilization by Lactobacillus paracasei
    Yong Jun Goh
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, 338 FIC, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7518-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Catabolite repression and virulence gene expression in Listeria monocytogenes
    Stefanie Evans Gilbreth
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    Curr Microbiol 49:95-8. 2004
  8. pmc The evolution of host specialization in the vertebrate gut symbiont Lactobacillus reuteri
    Steven A Frese
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001314. 2011
  9. pmc Diet-induced metabolic improvements in a hamster model of hypercholesterolemia are strongly linked to alterations of the gut microbiota
    Inés Martínez
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 68583 0919, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4175-84. 2009
  10. pmc Paired-end sequence mapping detects extensive genomic rearrangement and translocation during divergence of Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis and Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica populations
    Michael P Dempsey
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, 330 Food Industry Complex, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5904-14. 2006

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Publications19

  1. pmc Individuality in gut microbiota composition is a complex polygenic trait shaped by multiple environmental and host genetic factors
    Andrew K Benson
    Department of Food Science and Technology and Core for Applied Genomics and Ecology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18933-8. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial Successions Are Associated with Changes in Chemical Profiles of a Model Refrigerated Fresh Pork Sausage during an 80-Day Shelf Life Study
    Andrew K Benson
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:5178-94. 2014
    ..Of the six species of Lactobacillus that were routinely detected, L. graminis became the dominant member in all samples, and its origins were traced to the spice blend used in the formulation. ..
  3. doi request reprint Diversification of the gut symbiont Lactobacillus reuteri as a result of host-driven evolution
    Phaik Lyn Oh
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    ISME J 4:377-87. 2010
    ..These findings provide evidence that some vertebrate gut microbes are not promiscuous, but have diversified into host-adapted lineages by a long-term evolutionary process, allowing the development of a highly specialized symbiosis...
  4. pmc Functional consequences of genome evolution in Listeria monocytogenes: the lmo0423 and lmo0422 genes encode sigmaC and LstR, a lineage II-specific heat shock system
    Chaomei Zhang
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, 330 Food Industry Complex, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:7243-53. 2005
    ..monocytogenes population...
  5. pmc Genomic instability in regions adjacent to a highly conserved pch prophage in Escherichia coli O157:H7 generates diversity in expression patterns of the LEE pathogenicity island
    Zhijie Yang
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:3553-68. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Identification of a putative operon involved in fructooligosaccharide utilization by Lactobacillus paracasei
    Yong Jun Goh
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, 338 FIC, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7518-30. 2006
    ..Expression array analysis revealed that when glucose was added to FOS-grown cells, transcription of the FOS-induced genes was repressed, indicating that FOS metabolism is subject to catabolite regulation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Catabolite repression and virulence gene expression in Listeria monocytogenes
    Stefanie Evans Gilbreth
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    Curr Microbiol 49:95-8. 2004
    ..The results demonstrate that catabolite repression occurs in L. monocytogenes and suggests that, at least in strain 10403S, cellobiose and arbutin repress expression of hemolysin...
  8. pmc The evolution of host specialization in the vertebrate gut symbiont Lactobacillus reuteri
    Steven A Frese
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001314. 2011
    ..In conclusion, this study provided experimental evidence and a molecular basis for the evolution of host specificity in a vertebrate gut symbiont, and it identified genomic events that have shaped this process...
  9. pmc Diet-induced metabolic improvements in a hamster model of hypercholesterolemia are strongly linked to alterations of the gut microbiota
    Inés Martínez
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 68583 0919, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4175-84. 2009
    ..This study provides evidence that modulation of the gut microbiota-host metabolic interrelationship by dietary intervention has the potential to improve mammalian cholesterol homeostasis, which has relevance for cardiovascular health...
  10. pmc Paired-end sequence mapping detects extensive genomic rearrangement and translocation during divergence of Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis and Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica populations
    Michael P Dempsey
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, 330 Food Industry Complex, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5904-14. 2006
    ..Two unique F. tularensis subsp. tularensis-like strains were also observed which likely are derived from evolutionary intermediates and may represent a new taxonomic unit...
  11. pmc Identification of common subpopulations of non-sorbitol-fermenting, beta-glucuronidase-negative Escherichia coli O157:H7 from bovine production environments and human clinical samples
    Zhijie Yang
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583 0919, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6846-54. 2004
    ..Analysis of over 1,400 O157:H7 strains with the LSPA-6 demonstrated that five genotypes comprise over 91% of the strains, suggesting that these subpopulations may be widespread...
  12. pmc Regulation of transcription of compatible solute transporters by the general stress sigma factor, sigmaB, in Listeria monocytogenes
    Mehmet Sevket Cetin
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:794-802. 2004
    ....
  13. pmc Molecular characterization of host-specific biofilm formation in a vertebrate gut symbiont
    Steven A Frese
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 9:e1004057. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Drosophila melanogaster Selection for Survival after Infection with Bacillus cereus Spores: Evolutionary Genetic and Phenotypic Investigations of Respiration and Movement
    Junjie Ma
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    Int J Evol Biol 2013:576452. 2013
    ..Relatively low movement of females indicated that their elevated respiration after mating was not due to a change in locomotion...
  15. pmc Drosophila melanogaster Selection for Survival of Bacillus cereus Infection: Life History Trait Indirect Responses
    Junjie Ma
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    Int J Evol Biol 2012:935970. 2012
    ..In general, assays on egg production yielded key outcomes including the negative effect of autoclaved spores on egg production...
  16. pmc Murine gut microbiota is defined by host genetics and modulates variation of metabolic traits
    Autumn M McKnite
    Animal Science Department, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e39191. 2012
    ..Relationships between gut microflora, morphological and metabolic traits were uncovered, some potentially a result of common genetic sources of variation...
  17. pmc Molecular Evolution of Glycoside Hydrolase Genes in the Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera)
    Seong il Eyun
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e94052. 2014
    ..v. virgifera, its close association with maize. ..
  18. pmc Genome diversification in phylogenetic lineages I and II of Listeria monocytogenes: identification of segments unique to lineage II populations
    Chaomei Zhang
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:5573-84. 2003
    ....
  19. pmc A grammar-based distance metric enables fast and accurate clustering of large sets of 16S sequences
    David J Russell
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 209N WSEC, Lincoln, NE 68588 0511, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 11:601. 2010
    ..The algorithm performs clustering in which new sequences are compared with cluster-representative sequences to determine membership. If comparison fails to identify a suitable cluster, a new cluster is created...

Research Grants1

  1. Genome biology of Francisella tularensis populations
    Andrew Benson; Fiscal Year: 2005
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