Abbott, D. Wade, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Biochemistry


Contact Information:

5403-1st Avenue South
PO Box 3000
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1
Telephone: 403-317-3443
Fax: 403-382-3156
Email: wade.abbott@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Bacteria-host relationships
  • Protein-carbohydrate interactions
  • Polysaccharide utilization
  • Structural biology of carbohydrate-active enzymes

Current Projects:

  • Gut health: polysaccharide utilization by the distal gut microbiota
  • Applications of carbohydrate active enzymes for animal agriculture
  • Pectin utilization by gastrointestinal symbionts
  • Mechanism of pectate lyases

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2012

  • Abbott, D.W. and Boraston, A.B. (2012). "Quantitative approaches to the analysis of carbohydrate-binding module function in “Cellulases (Glycoside Hydrolases).", in Gilbert, H.J. (ed.) - Methods in Enzymology, Elsevier, pp. 211-231.

2009

  • Abbott, D.W. and Boraston, A.B. (2009). "Interactions between proteins and (1,3)-beta-glucans and related polysaccharides.", in Bacic, A., Fincher, G., and Stone, B. (eds.) - Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biology of 1-3 Beta Glucans and Related Polysaccharides, Academic Press, Chapter 5, pp. 179-207.
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