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Microbiota Medicine & Life Sciences
Prebiotics Medicine & Life Sciences
Synbiotics Medicine & Life Sciences
Probiotics Medicine & Life Sciences
Oligosaccharides Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
Eubacterium Medicine & Life Sciences
rRNA Genes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Steven Aalvink, B AS

  • MolEco - Education/Research Officer

Person: Technical

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Ran An, MSc

Person: PhD-student

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Akhirta Atikana, MSc

Person: Other


Research Output 2014 2019

0046 - Organoids as models to study probiotics

van der Hee, B., Loonen, L. M. P., Taverne, N., Taverne-Thiele, J. J., Smidt, H. & Wells, J. M., 19 Jun 2019, p. 57. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Cell Line
Stem Cells
Host-Pathogen Interactions

Akkermansia muciniphila ameliorates the age-related decline in colonic mucus thickness and attenuates immune activation in accelerated aging Ercc1 -/Δ7 mice

van der Lugt, B., van Beek, A. A., Aalvink, S., Meijer, B., Sovran, B., Vermeij, W. P., Brandt, R. M. C., de Vos, W. M., Savelkoul, H. F. J., Steegenga, W. T. & Belzer, C., 8 Mar 2019, In : Immunity and Ageing. 16, 1, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
B-Lymphoid Precursor Cells
Anti-Inflammatory Agents

Akkermansia muciniphila Exerts Lipid-Lowering and Immunomodulatory Effects without Affecting Neointima Formation in Hyperlipidemic APOE*3-Leiden.CETP Mice

Katiraei, S., de Vries, M. R., Costain, A. H., Thiem, K., Hoving, L. R., van Diepen, J. A., Smits, H. H., Bouter, K. E., Rensen, P. C. N., Quax, P. H. A., Nieuwdorp, M., Netea, M. G., de Vos, W. M., Cani, P. D., Belzer, C., van Dijk, K. W., Berbée, J. F. P. & van Harmelen, V., 6 Aug 2019, In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 1900732.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

lipid metabolism


Genome sequence of Propionibacterium australiense

Vaidya, J. D. (Creator), Hornung, B. V. H. (Creator), Smidt, H. (Creator), Edwards, J. (Creator), Plugge, C. (Creator), Wageningen University, 5 Sep 2018


Genome sequence of Propionibacterium JV5

Vaidya, J. D. (Creator), Hornung, B. V. H. (Creator), Smidt, H. (Creator), Edwards, J. (Creator), Plugge, C. (Creator), Wageningen University, 11 Aug 2018


Genome assembly of a novel psychrotolerance bacterium, Trichococcus ART1 .

Parshina, S. (Creator), Strepis, N. (Creator), Aalvink, S. (Creator), Nozhevnikova, A. N. (Creator), Stams, F. (Creator), Machado de Sousa, D. (Creator), Wageningen University, 13 Jun 2018


Activities 2017 2019

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Oral presentation
  • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Development of equine intestinal organoid monolayers to study location-specific epithelial responses

Bart van der Hee (Speaker), David van Doorn (Contributor), L.M.P. Loonen (Contributor), Kitty van der Moolen (Contributor), H. Smidt (Contributor), J.M. Wells (Contributor)
16 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

0046 - Organoids as models to study probiotics

Bart van der Hee (Speaker), L.M.P. Loonen (Contributor), N. Taverne (Contributor), J.J. Taverne-Thiele (Contributor), H. Smidt (Contributor), J.M. Wells (Contributor)
19 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Domesticated equines differ in their faecal microbiota

J.E. Edwards (Speaker), A. Schennink (Contributor), F. Burden (Contributor), S. Long (Contributor), D.A. van Doorn (Contributor), W.F. Pellikaan (Contributor), J. Dijkstra (Contributor), E. Saccenti (Contributor), H. Everts (Contributor), H. Smidt (Contributor)
17 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation