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  1. Mastitis pathogenesis involves a wide range of opportunistic and apparently resident microorganims including bacteria, viruses and archaea. In dairy animals, microbes reside in the host, interact with environm...

    Authors: M. Nazmul Hoque, M. Shaminur Rahman, Tofazzal Islam, Munawar Sultana, Keith A. Crandall and M. Anwar Hossain
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:43
  2. The welfare of farmed fish is influenced by numerous environmental and management factors. Fish skin is an important site for immunity and a major route by which infections are acquired. The objective of this ...

    Authors: Ashraf Al-Ashhab, Rivka Alexander-Shani, Yosef Avrahami, Roberto Ehrlich, Rosa Ines Strem, Shiri Meshner, Noam Shental and Galit Sharon
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:42
  3. Diet is a key driver of equine hindgut microbial community structure and composition. The aim of this study was to characterize shifts in the fecal microbiota of grazing horses during transitions between forag...

    Authors: Jennifer R. Weinert-Nelson, Amy S. Biddle and Carey A. Williams
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:41
  4. Host microbiomes may differ under the same environmental conditions and these differences may influence susceptibility to infection. Amphibians are ideal for comparing microbiomes in the context of disease def...

    Authors: Renato A. Martins, Sasha E. Greenspan, Daniel Medina, Shannon Buttimer, Vanessa M. Marshall, Wesley J. Neely, Samantha Siomko, Mariana L. Lyra, Célio F. B. Haddad, Vinícius São-Pedro and C. Guilherme Becker
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:40
  5. The use of rumen microbial community (RMC) profiles to predict methane emissions has driven interest in ruminal DNA preservation and extraction protocols that can be processed cheaply while also maintaining or...

    Authors: Juliana C. C. Budel, Melanie K. Hess, Timothy P. Bilton, Hannah Henry, Ken G. Dodds, Peter H. Janssen, John C. McEwan and Suzanne J. Rowe
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:39
  6. The resistome describes the array of antibiotic resistant genes (ARGs) present within a microbial community. Recent research has documented the resistome in the rumen of ruminants and revealed that the type an...

    Authors: Tao Ma, Rahat Zaheer, Tim A. McAllister, Wei Guo, Fuyong Li, Yan Tu, Qiyu Diao and Le Luo Guan
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:38
  7. Biological invasion is one of the main components of global changes in aquatic ecosystems. Unraveling how establishment in novel environments affects key biological features of animals is a key step towards un...

    Authors: Arthur Escalas, Jean-Christophe Auguet, Amandine Avouac, Jonathan Belmaker, Thanos Dailianis, Moshe Kiflawi, Renanel Pickholtz, Grigorios Skouradakis and Sébastien Villéger
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:37
  8. Multidrug resistance in companion animals poses significant risks to animal and human health. Prolonged antimicrobial drug (AMD) treatment in animals is a potential source of selection pressure for antimicrobi...

    Authors: Julie Menard, Robert Goggs, Patrick Mitchell, Yufan Yang, Sarah Robbins, Rebecca J. Franklin-Guild, Anil J. Thachil, Craig Altier, Renee Anderson, Gregory G. Putzel, Holly McQueary and Laura B. Goodman
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:36
  9. The major greenhouse gas from ruminants is enteric methane (CH4) which in 2010, was estimated at 2.1 Gt of CO2 equivalent, accounting for 4.3% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. There are extensive...

    Authors: Robert J. Gruninger, Xiu Min Zhang, Megan L. Smith, Limin Kung Jr., Diwakar Vyas, Sean M. McGinn, Maik Kindermann, Min Wang, Zhi Liang Tan and Karen A. Beauchemin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:35
  10. Animal-associated microbiomes can be influenced by both host and environmental factors. Comparing wild animals to those in zoos or aquariums can help disentangle the effects of host versus environmental factor...

    Authors: Ana G. Clavere-Graciette, Mary E. McWhirt, Lisa A. Hoopes, Kim Bassos-Hull, Krystan A. Wilkinson, Frank J. Stewart and Zoe A. Pratte
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:34
  11. Gut microorganisms aid in the digestion of food by providing exogenous metabolic pathways to break down organic compounds. An integration of longitudinal microbial and chemical data is necessary to illuminate ...

    Authors: Wesley J. Sparagon, Emily C. Gentry, Jeremiah J. Minich, Lisa Vollbrecht, Lieve M. L. Laurens, Eric E. Allen, Neil A. Sims, Pieter C. Dorrestein, Linda Wegley Kelly and Craig E. Nelson
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:33
  12. The term holobiont is widely accepted to describe animal hosts and their associated microorganisms. The genomes of all that the holobiont encompasses, are termed the hologenome and it has been proposed as a un...

    Authors: Andrea Unzueta-Martínez, Elliot Scanes, Laura M. Parker, Pauline M. Ross, Wayne O’Connor and Jennifer L. Bowen
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:32
  13. Despite well-known effects of diet on gut microbiota diversity, relatively little is known about how maternal diet quality shapes the longitudinal maturation of gut microbiota in offspring. To investigate, we ...

    Authors: Kyoko Hasebe, Michael D. Kendig, Nadeem O. Kaakoush, Aynaz Tajaddini, R. Frederick Westbrook and Margaret J. Morris
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:31
  14. Invertebrates are a very attractive subject for studying host-microbe interactions because of their simple gut microbial community and host diversity. Studying the composition of invertebrate gut microbiota an...

    Authors: Woorim Kang, Pil Soo Kim, Euon Jung Tak, Hojun Sung, Na-Ri Shin, Dong-Wook Hyun, Tae Woong Whon, Hyun Sik Kim, June-Young Lee, Ji-Hyun Yun, Mi-Ja Jung and Jin-Woo Bae
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:30
  15. Inter-population variation in host-associated microbiota reflects differences in the hosts’ environments, but this characterization is typically based on studies comparing few populations. The diversity of nat...

    Authors: Sally L. Bornbusch, Lydia K. Greene, Sylvia Rahobilalaina, Samantha Calkins, Ryan S. Rothman, Tara A. Clarke, Marni LaFleur and Christine M. Drea
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:29
  16. Heat stress (HS) has negative effects on poultry productivity, health and welfare resulting in economic losses. Broiler chickens are particularly susceptible to HS due to their high metabolic rate and rapid gr...

    Authors: Nima K. Emami, Lori L. Schreier, Elizabeth Greene, Travis Tabler, Sara K. Orlowski, Nicholas B. Anthony, Monika Proszkowiec-Weglarz and Sami Dridi
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:28
  17. Animal-associated microbial communities appear to be key factors in host physiology, ecology, evolution and its interactions with the surrounding environment. Teleost fish have received relatively little atten...

    Authors: Mathilde Scheifler, Sophie Sanchez-Brosseau, Elodie Magnanou and Yves Desdevises
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:27
  18. In recent years, the number of studies concerning microbiota of the intramammary environment has increased rapidly due to the development of high-throughput sequencing technologies that allow mapping of microb...

    Authors: Anja Ruud Winther, Judith A. Narvhus, Marit Smistad, Vinicius da Silva Duarte, Alberto Bombelli and Davide Porcellato
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:26
  19. Backgrounding (BKG), the stage between weaning and finishing, significantly impacts feedlot performance in beef cattle; however, the contributions of the rumen microbiome to this growth stage remain unexplored...

    Authors: Bobwealth O. Omontese, Ashok K. Sharma, Samuel Davison, Emily Jacobson, Alfredo DiConstanzo, Megan J. Webb and Andres Gomez
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:25
  20. Bats are important long-distance dispersers of many tropical plants, yet, by consuming fruits, they may disperse not only the plant’s seeds, but also the mycobiota within those fruits. We characterized the cul...

    Authors: Priscila Chaverri and Gloriana Chaverri
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:24
  21. Helminth parasitism is a world-wide problem in livestock industries, with major impacts on health, welfare and productivity. The role of the gut microbiota in host-helminth interactions in ruminants has been e...

    Authors: Erwin A. Paz, Eng Guan Chua, Shamshad Ul Hassan, Johan C. Greeff, Dieter G. Palmer, Shimin Liu, Binit Lamichhane, Néstor Sepúlveda, Junhua Liu, Chin Yen Tay and Graeme B. Martin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:23
  22. Molecular hydrogen (H2) and formate (HCOO) are metabolic end products of many primary fermenters in the mammalian gut. Both play a vital role in fermentation where they are electron sinks for individual microbes...

    Authors: William J. Kelly, Roderick I. Mackie, Graeme T. Attwood, Peter H. Janssen, Tim A. McAllister and Sinead C. Leahy
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:22
  23. The potential to distribute bacteria resistant to antimicrobial drugs in the meat supply is a public health concern. Market cows make up a fifth of the U.S. beef produced but little is known about the entire p...

    Authors: Margaret D. Weinroth, Kevin M. Thomas, Enrique Doster, Amit Vikram, John W. Schmidt, Terrance M. Arthur, Tommy L. Wheeler, Jennifer K. Parker, Ayanna S. Hanes, Najla Alekoza, Cory Wolfe, Jessica L. Metcalf, Paul S. Morley and Keith E. Belk
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:21
  24. Mucosal surfaces of fish provide cardinal defense against environmental pathogens and toxins, yet these external mucosae are also responsible for maintaining and regulating beneficial microbiota. To better our...

    Authors: Jacob W. Bledsoe, Michael R. Pietrak, Gary S. Burr, Brian C. Peterson and Brian C. Small
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:20
  25. Rumen microbial composition and functions have vital roles in feed digestion and fermentation and are linked to feed efficiency in cattle. This study selected Holstein cows, which are high in both milk protein...

    Authors: Yunyi Xie, Huizeng Sun, Mingyuan Xue and Jianxin Liu
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:19
  26. Bovine mastitis is one of the most economically important diseases affecting dairy cows. The choice of bedding material has been identified as an important risk factor contributing to the development of mastit...

    Authors: Tui Ray, Tara Nath Gaire, Christopher J. Dean, Sam Rowe, Sandra M. Godden and Noelle R. Noyes
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:18
  27. Sharks play essential roles in ocean food webs and human culture, but also face population declines worldwide due to human activity. The relationship between sharks and the microbes on and in the shark body is...

    Authors: Zoe A. Pratte, Cameron Perry, Alistair D. M. Dove, Lisa A. Hoopes, Kim B. Ritchie, Robert E. Hueter, Chris Fischer, Alisa L. Newton and Frank J. Stewart
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:17
  28. Similar to many other animals, the honey bee Apis mellifera relies on a beneficial gut microbiota for regulation of immune homeostasis. Honey bees exposed to agrochemicals, such as the herbicide glyphosate or ant...

    Authors: Erick V. S. Motta, J. Elijah Powell and Nancy A. Moran
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:16
  29. Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is an ongoing health and economic challenge in the dairy and beef cattle industries. Multiple risk factors make an animal susceptible to BRD. The presence of Mannheimia haemolytic...

    Authors: Ruth Eunice Centeno-Martinez, Natalie Glidden, Suraj Mohan, Josiah Levi Davidson, Esteban Fernández-Juricic, Jacquelyn P. Boerman, Jon Schoonmaker, Deepti Pillai, Jennifer Koziol, Aaron Ault, Mohit S. Verma and Timothy A. Johnson
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:15
  30. Eukaryotic microbes can modulate mammalian host health and disease states, yet the molecular contribution of gut fungi remains nascent. We previously showed that mice exclusively colonised with fungi displayed...

    Authors: Veronika Kuchařová Pettersen, Antoine Dufour and Marie-Claire Arrieta
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:14
  31. The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), an iconic yet endangered specialised folivore experiencing widespread decline across Australia, is the focus of many conservation programs. Whilst animal translocation and prog...

    Authors: B. L. Littleford-Colquhoun, L. S. Weyrich, K. Hohwieler, R. Cristescu and C. H. Frère
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:12
  32. The Aotearoa New Zealand takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri), once thought to be extinct, is a nationally threatened flightless rail under intensive conservation management. While there has been previous research int...

    Authors: Annie G. West, Anne DeLaunay, Phil Marsh, Elena K. Perry, Megan Jolly, Brett D. Gartrell, An Pas, Andrew Digby and Michael W. Taylor
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:11
  33. The tonsil of the soft palate in pigs is the colonization site of both commensal and pathogenic microbial agents. Streptococcus suis infections are a significant economic problem in the swine industry. The develo...

    Authors: Maysa Niazy, Sarah Hill, Khurram Nadeem, Nicole Ricker and Abdolvahab Farzan
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:10
  34. Black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) is a promising insect species to use as a novel ingredient in fish feeds. Black soldier fly larvae consists of three major fractions, namely protein, lipid, and exoskeleton. ...

    Authors: Pabodha Weththasinghe, Sérgio D. C. Rocha, Ove Øyås, Leidy Lagos, Jon Ø. Hansen, Liv T. Mydland and Margareth Øverland
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:9
  35. Being part of fish's natural diets, insects have become a practical alternative feed ingredient for aquaculture. While nutritional values of insects have been extensively studied in various fish species, their...

    Authors: Yanxian Li, Karina Gajardo, Alexander Jaramillo-Torres, Trond M. Kortner and Åshild Krogdahl
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:8
  36. Enteritis is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in lorikeets that can be challenging to diagnose and treat. In this study, we examine gut microbiota in two lorikeet flocks with enteritis (Columbus Zoo a...

    Authors: David Minich, Christopher Madden, Mauricio A. Navarro, Leo Glowacki, Kristen French-Kim, Willow Chan, Morgan V. Evans, Kilmer Soares, Ryan Mrofchak, Rushil Madan, Gregory A. Ballash, Krista LaPerle, Subhadeep Paul, Yael Vodovotz, Francisco A. Uzal, Margaret Martinez…
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:7
  37. Among the undesirable changes associated with obesity, one possibility recently raised is dysbiosis of the intestinal microbiota. Studies have shown changes in microbiota in obese rats and humans, but there ar...

    Authors: Henrique Tobaro Macedo, Mariana Fragoso Rentas, Thiago Henrique Annibale Vendramini, Matheus Vinicius Macegoza, Andressa Rodrigues Amaral, Juliana Toloi Jeremias, Júlio César de Carvalho Balieiro, Karina Pfrimer, Eduardo Ferriolli, Cristiana Ferreira Fonseca Pontieri and Marcio Antonio Brunetto
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:6
  38. Agriculture is responsible for a great share of the anthropogenic sources of greenhouse gases that, by warming the earth, threaten its biodiversity. Among greenhouse gas emissions, enteric CH4 from livestock is a...

    Authors: Ana Margarida Pereira, Maria de Lurdes Nunes Enes Dapkevicius and Alfredo E. S. Borba
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:5
  39. Targeted modification of the dairy calf ruminal microbiome has been attempted through rumen fluid inoculation to alter productive phenotypes later in life. However, sustainable effects of the early life interv...

    Authors: Tansol Park, Laura M. Cersosimo, Wendy Radloff, Geoffrey I. Zanton and Wenli Li
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:4
  40. Marine animals often exhibit complex symbiotic relationship with gut microbes to attain better use of the available resources. Many animals endemic to deep-sea chemosynthetic ecosystems host chemoautotrophic b...

    Authors: Yi Yang, Jin Sun, Chong Chen, Yadong Zhou, Cindy Lee Van Dover, Chunsheng Wang, Jian-Wen Qiu and Pei-Yuan Qian
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:3
  41. Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) are commonly used within poultry production to improve feed conversion, bird growth, and reduce morbidity and mortality from clinical and subclinical diseases. Due to the ass...

    Authors: Maxine Ty, Khaled Taha-Abdelaziz, Vanessa Demey, Mathieu Castex, Shayan Sharif and John Parkinson
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:2
  42. Hibernating animals experience extreme changes in diet that make them useful systems for understanding host-microbial symbioses. However, most of our current knowledge about the hibernator gut microbiota is de...

    Authors: Edna Chiang, Courtney L. Deblois, Hannah V. Carey and Garret Suen
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2022 4:1
  43. Probiotics are widely used to promote host health. Compared to mammals and terrestrial invertebrates, little is known the role of probiotics in aquatic invertebrates. In this study, eighteen tanks with eight h...

    Authors: Shicong Du, Wei Chen, Zhiyuan Yao, Xiaolin Huang, Chen Chen, Haipeng Guo and Demin Zhang
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:88
  44. Intestinal health remains a key factor in animal production because it is essential for digestion, absorption and bacterial fermentation. Feed additives have been used to attenuate the weaning stress such as Z...

    Authors: Caio Abercio da Silva, Leonardo Aparecido Teixeira Bentin, Cleandro Pazinato Dias, Marco Aurélio Callegari, Vitor Barbosa Facina, Francine Taniguchi Falleiros Dias, Adsos Passos, Cláudia Cassimira da Silva Martins and Marcio Carvalho Costa
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:86
  45. The gut microbiome is important to immune health, metabolism, and hormone regulation. Understanding host–microbiome relationships in captive animals may lead to mediating long term health issues common in capt...

    Authors: Mia M. Keady, Natalia Prado, Haw Chuan Lim, Janine Brown, Steve Paris and Carly R. Muletz-Wolz
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:85
  46. The vertebrate gut microbiome (GM) can vary substantially across individuals within the same natural population. Although there is evidence linking the GM to health in captive animals, very little is known abo...

    Authors: Sarah F. Worsley, Charli S. Davies, Maria-Elena Mannarelli, Matthew I. Hutchings, Jan Komdeur, Terry Burke, Hannah L. Dugdale and David S. Richardson
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:84
  47. The amphibian skin microbiome is an important mediator of host health and serves as a potential source of undiscovered scientifically significant compounds. However, the underlying modalities of how amphibian ...

    Authors: Sarah McGrath-Blaser, Morgan Steffen, T. Ulmar Grafe, María Torres-Sánchez, David S. McLeod and Carly R. Muletz-Wolz
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:83

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