Polysaccharides and gut health

Date: 

2015 to 2017

Summary: 

We aim to characterize the impact of polysaccharides in the diet on gut homeostasis.

Issue: 

Polysaccharides alter intestinal homeostasis, but the underlying mechanisms remain uncharacterized.

Response: 

We are studying the effect of polysaccharides on the gut immune response of Drosophila.

Impact: 

This work will identify key mechanisms by which polysaccharides alter gut homeostasis.

Submitted by: 

  • Buchon, Nicolas

Researchers involved: 

  • Buchon, Nicolas

International focus: 

  • United States of America

United States focus: 

  • New York