Tag: Rumen microflora
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Metatranscriptomics reveals the rumen microbial fybrolitic communities
A metatranscriptomics study of dairy cow rumen microbiota looked at both the expression of genes encoding fiber degrading enzymes (carbohydrate-active enzymes, or CAZymes) and the microbial populations.
Morgavi D.P., Kelly W.J., Janssen P.H., and Atwood G.T. 2012.
Rumen microbial (meta)genomics and its application to ruminant production. Animal. 1:1-18.
McSweeney C.S., and Mackie R.I. 2012.
Micro-organisms and ruminant digestion: State of knowledge, trends and future prospects. Commision on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Background study paper No.61.