Mahesh Desai

Latest publications

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

  • NutriHealth
  • Immune Systems Biology
  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
July 01, 2021
2021 Jul. Brain Behav Immun.95:4-6. Epub 2021 May 1.
By:
  • Bouayed J
  • Hefeng FQ
  • Desai MS
  • Zhou B
  • Rashi T
  • Soulimani R
  • Bohn T.

Concentrated raw fibers enhance the fiber-degrading capacity of a synthetic human gut microbiome.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
  • Immune Endocrine and Epigenetics
June 25, 2021
2021 Jun. Int J Mol Sci.22(13):6855.
By:
  • Steimle A
  • Neumann M
  • Grant ET
  • Turner JD
  • Desai MS.

Constructing a gnotobiotic mouse model with a synthetic human gut microbiome to study host-microbe cross talk.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
June 18, 2021
2021 Jun. STAR Protoc.2(2):100607.
By:
  • Steimle A
  • De Sciscio A
  • Neumann M
  • Grant ET
  • Pereira GV
  • Ohno H
  • Martens EC
  • Desai MS.

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

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
March 19, 2021
2021 Mar. STAR Protoc.2(1):100326.
By:
  • Steimle A
  • Grant ET
  • Desai MS.

Statistical and machine learning techniques in human microbiome studies: Contemporary challenges and solutions.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
February 22, 2021
2021 Feb. Front Microbiol.12(277):635781.
By:
  • Moreno-Indias I
  • Lahti L
  • Nedyalkova M
  • Elbere I
  • Roshchupkin G
  • Adilovic M
  • Aydemir O
  • Bakir-Gungor B
  • Santa Pau EC
  • D'Elia D
  • Desai MS
  • Falquet L
  • Gundogdu A
  • Hron K
  • Klammsteiner T
  • Lopes MB
  • Marcos-Zambrano LJ
  • Marques C
  • Mason M
  • May P
  • Pasic L
  • Pio G
  • Pongor S
  • Promponas VJ
  • Przymus P
  • Saez-Rodriguez J
  • Sampri A
  • Shigdel R
  • Stres B
  • Suharoschi R
  • Truu J
  • Truica CO
  • Vilne B
  • Vlachakis D
  • Yilmaz E
  • Zeller G
  • Zomer AL
  • Gomez-Cabrero D
  • Claesson MJ.

Interactions of commensal and pathogenic microorganisms with the intestinal mucosal barrier.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
August 01, 2018
2018 Aug. Nat Rev Microbiol.16(8):457-470.
By:
  • Martens EC
  • Neumann M
  • Desai MS.

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

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
  • Platform LUXGEN - Micro-Array
November 17, 2016
2016 Nov. Cell.167(5):1339-1353.e21.
By:
  • 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
  • Stappenbeck TS
  • Nunez G
  • Martens EC.

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

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
  • HIV Clinical and Translational Research
May 11, 2016
2016 May. Nat Commun.7:11535.
By:
  • 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.

Nitrogen fixation in distinct microbial niches within a chemoautotrophy-driven cave ecosystem.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
December 01, 2013
2013 Dec. ISME J.7(12):2411-23. Epub 2013 Aug 8.
By:
  • Desai MS
  • Assig K
  • Dattagupta S.

From meta-omics to causality: experimental models for human microbiome research.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
May 03, 2013
2013 May. Microbiome.1(1):14.
By:
  • Fritz JV
  • Desai MS
  • Shah P
  • Schneider JG
  • Wilmes P.

Bacteroidales ectosymbionts of gut flagellates shape the nitrogen-fixing community in dry-wood termites.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
July 01, 2012
2012 Jul. ISME J.6(7):1302-13. Epub 2011 Dec 22.
By:
  • Desai MS
  • Brune A.

Strict cospeciation of devescovinid flagellates and Bacteroidales ectosymbionts in the gut of dry-wood termites (Kalotermitidae).

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
August 01, 2010
2010 Aug. Environ Microbiol.12(8):2120-32. Epub 2009 Oct 23.
By:
  • Desai MS
  • Strassert JF
  • Meuser K
  • Hertel H
  • Ikeda-Ohtsubo W
  • Radek R
  • Brune A.

Identification and localization of the multiple bacterial symbionts of the termite gut flagellate Joenia annectens.

  • Eco-Immunology and Microbiome
July 01, 2010
2010 Jul. Microbiology.156(Pt 7):2068-2079. Epub 2010 Apr 8.
By:
  • Strassert JFH
  • Desai MS
  • Radek R
  • Brune A.