Guy Townsend

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Guy Townsend

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Bacteroides Thetaiotaomicron Bacteria Genes Polysaccharides Nutrients Proteins Growth Food Glucose Phosphotransferases Chondroitin Sulfates Carbohydrates Dietary Fiber Gastrointestinal Microbiome Fructose Dietary Sucrose Dietary Sugars Mesorhizobium Araban Diet Bacteroides Arabinose Phosphorylation Peptides Loteae

Most Recent Papers

A master regulator of bacteroides thetaiotaomicron gut colonization controls carbohydrate utilization and an alternative protein synthesis factor

Guy E. Townsend, Weiwei Han, Nathan D. Schwalm, Xinyu Hong, Natasha A. Bencivenga-Barry, Andrew L. Goodman, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2020, mBio

Dietary sugar silences a colonization factor in a mammalian gut symbiont

Guy E. Townsend, Weiwei Han, Nathan D. Schwalm, Varsha Raghavan, Natasha A. Barry, Andrew L. Goodman, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 233-238

Prioritization of polysaccharide utilization and control of regulator activation in Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Nathan D. Schwalm, Guy E. Townsend, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2017, Molecular Microbiology on p. 32-45

Multiple signals govern utilization of a polysaccharide in the gut bacterium bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Nathan D. Schwalm, Guy E. Townsend, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2016, mBio

Tuning transcription of nutrient utilization genes to catabolic rate promotes growth in a gut bacterium

Varsha Raghavan, Elisabeth C. Lowe, Guy Edmund Townsend, David N. Bolam, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2014, Molecular Microbiology on p. 1010-1025

Intramolecular arrangement of sensor and regulator overcomes relaxed specificity in hybrid two-component systems

Guy E. Townsend, Varsha Raghavan, Igor Zwir, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E161-E169

Identification and characterization of KpsS, a novel polysaccharide sulphotransferase in Mesorhizobium loti

Guy E. Townsend, David H. Keating, 2008, Molecular Microbiology on p. 1149-1164

Mesorhizobium loti produces nodPQ-dependent sulfated cell surface polysaccharides

Guy E. Townsend, Lennart S. Forsberg, David H. Keating, 2006, Journal of Bacteriology on p. 8560-8572

Most-Cited Papers

Tuning transcription of nutrient utilization genes to catabolic rate promotes growth in a gut bacterium

Varsha Raghavan, Elisabeth C. Lowe, Guy Edmund Townsend, David N. Bolam, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2014, Molecular Microbiology on p. 1010-1025

Multiple signals govern utilization of a polysaccharide in the gut bacterium bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Nathan D. Schwalm, Guy E. Townsend, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2016, mBio

Intramolecular arrangement of sensor and regulator overcomes relaxed specificity in hybrid two-component systems

Guy E. Townsend, Varsha Raghavan, Igor Zwir, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E161-E169

Dietary sugar silences a colonization factor in a mammalian gut symbiont

Guy E. Townsend, Weiwei Han, Nathan D. Schwalm, Varsha Raghavan, Natasha A. Barry, Andrew L. Goodman, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 233-238

Prioritization of polysaccharide utilization and control of regulator activation in Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Nathan D. Schwalm, Guy E. Townsend, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2017, Molecular Microbiology on p. 32-45

A master regulator of bacteroides thetaiotaomicron gut colonization controls carbohydrate utilization and an alternative protein synthesis factor

Guy E. Townsend, Weiwei Han, Nathan D. Schwalm, Xinyu Hong, Natasha A. Bencivenga-Barry, Andrew L. Goodman, Eduardo A. Groisman, 2020, mBio