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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications10

  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
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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

Research Grants1

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