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  1. Radiation enteritis is a frequently encountered issue for patients receiving radiotherapy and has a significant impact on cancer patients' quality of life. The gut microbiota plays a pivotal role in intestinal...

    Authors: Walaa A. Eraqi, Walaa A. El-Sabbagh, Ramy K. Aziz, Mostafa S. Elshahed, Noha H. Youssef and Nora M. Elkenawy
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:40
  2. Zinc is an essential trace element required in the diet of all species. While the effects of zinc have been studied in growing calves, little is known about the effect of zinc on the microbiota of the gestatin...

    Authors: Mary Jane Drake, Scott G. Daniel, Linda D. Baker, Nagaraju Indugu, Kyle Bittinger, Charlene Dickens, Joseph P. Zackular, Dipti Pitta and Laurel E. Redding
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:39
  3. To promote sustainable aquaculture, the formulation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) feeds has changed in recent decades, focusing on replacing standard marine-based ingredients with plant-based alternatives, inc...

    Authors: Marwa Mamdouh Tawfik, Marlene Lorgen-Ritchie, Elżbieta Król, Stuart McMillan, Fernando Norambuena, Daniel I. Bolnick, Alex Douglas, Douglas R Tocher, Mónica B. Betancor and Samuel A. M. Martin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:38
  4. Pinus koraiensis cone essential oil (PEO) contains functional compounds such as monoterpene hydrocarbons, and the administration of PEO reduced methane (CH4) emissions during growing phase of goats. However, the ...

    Authors: Y. Choi, S. J. Lee, H. S. Kim, J. S. Eom, S. U. Jo, L. L. Guan and S. S. Lee
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:37
  5. Mounting evidence of the occurrence of direct and indirect interactions between the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni, and the gut microbiota of rodent models raises questions on the potential role(s) of the...

    Authors: K. A. Stark, G. Rinaldi, A. Costain, S. Clare, C. Tolley, A. Almeida, C. McCarthy, K. Harcourt, C. Brandt, T. D. Lawley, M. Berriman, A. S. MacDonald, J. E. Forde-Thomas, B. J. Hulme, K. F. Hoffmann, C. Cantacessi…
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:36
  6. The rumen is a crucial digestive organ for dairy cows. The rumen microbiota assists in the digestion of plant feed through microbe-mediated fermentation, during which the plant feed is transformed into nutrien...

    Authors: Dewei Du, Yanzhe Wang, Yongji Gao, Lei Feng, Ziye Zhang and Zhiyong Hu
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:35
  7. Dietary fiber (DF) consumption was reported to improve insulin sensitivity, change the tryptophan metabolism, and alter the gut microbiota. Herein, this study aimed to investigate the effects of DF consumption...

    Authors: Yang Li, Jiaqi He, Lijia Zhang, Haoyu Liu, Meng Cao, Yan Lin, Shengyu Xu, Lianqiang Che, Zhengfeng Fang, Bin Feng, Jian Li, Yong Zhuo and De Wu
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:34
  8. The gut microbiota plays an important role in the development of behavior and immunity in infants and juveniles. Early weaning (EW), a form of social stress in mice, leads to increased anxiety and an enhanced ...

    Authors: Itsuka Kamimura, Eiji Miyauchi, Tadashi Takeuchi, Noriaki Tsuchiya, Kanami Tamura, Ayumi Uesugi, Hiroki Negishi, Takashi Taida, Tamotsu Kato, Masami Kawasumi, Miho Nagasawa, Kazutaka Mogi, Hiroshi Ohno and Takefumi Kikusui
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:33
  9. Biogeography has been linked to differences in gut microbiota in several animals. However, the existence of such a relationship in fish is not clear yet. So far, it seems to depend on the fish species studied....

    Authors: Lilli Ginevra, Sirot Charlotte, Campbell Hayley, Hermand Fanny, Brophy Deirdre, Flot Jean-François, Conor T. Graham and Isabelle F. George
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:32
  10. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of Hermetia illucens (Black soldier fly-BSF) and Tenebrio molitor (Yellow mealworm-YMW) live larvae as a new nutritional model on duck’s gut health, considering gut histom...

    Authors: Elena Colombino, Marta Gariglio, Ilaria Biasato, Ilario Ferrocino, Sara Pozzo, Emma Fragola, Elena Battisti, Stefania Zanet, Ezio Ferroglio, Maria Teresa Capucchio and Achille Schiavone
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:31
  11. Metritis is a prevalent uterine disease that affects the welfare, fertility, and survival of dairy cows. The uterine microbiome from cows that develop metritis and those that remain healthy do not differ from ...

    Authors: S. Casaro, J. G. Prim, T. D. Gonzalez, F. Cunha, R. S. Bisinotto, R. C. Chebel, J. E. P. Santos, C. D. Nelson, S. J. Jeon, R. C. Bicalho, J. P. Driver and Klibs N. Galvão
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:30
  12. The black soldier fly (BSF, Hermetia illucens L.) is one of the most promising insects for bioconversion of organic waste, which often carry a high microbial load with potential foodborne pathogens. Although hori...

    Authors: Noor Van Looveren, Freek IJdema, Niels van der Heijden, Mik Van Der Borght and Dries Vandeweyer
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:29
  13. The gut microbiome plays a crucial role in the health and well-being of animals. It is especially critical for ruminants that depend on this bacterial community for digesting their food. In this study, we inve...

    Authors: Luis Víquez-R, Maik Henrich, Vanessa Riegel, Marvin Bader, Kerstin Wilhelm, Marco Heurich and Simone Sommer
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:28
  14. Exploring the dynamics of gut microbiome colonisation during early-life stages is important for understanding the potential impact of microbes on host development and fitness. Evidence from model organisms sug...

    Authors: Hugo Pereira, Nayden Chakarov, Joseph I. Hoffman, Tony Rinaud, Meinolf Ottensmann, Kai-Philipp Gladow, Busche Tobias, Barbara A. Caspers, Öncü Maraci and Oliver Krüger
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:27
  15. Some parasites use olfactory cues to detect their hosts and, since bacterial symbionts are partially responsible for animal odours, they could influence host parasitism. By autoclaving nest materials of hoopoe (U...

    Authors: Mónica Mazorra-Alonso, Juan Manuel Peralta-Sánchez, Manuel Martín-Vivaldi, Manuel Martínez-Bueno, Rafael Núñez Gómez and Juan José Soler
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:26
  16. The global burden of antimicrobial resistance demands additional measures to ensure the sustainable and conscious use of antimicrobials. For the swine industry, the post-weaning period is critical and for many...

    Authors: Judith Guitart-Matas, Maria Ballester, Lorenzo Fraile, Laila Darwich, Noemí Giler-Baquerizo, Joaquim Tarres, Sergio López-Soria, Yuliaxis Ramayo-Caldas and Lourdes Migura-Garcia
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:24
  17. Southern Tamanduas (Tamandua tetradactyla) belong to the specialized placental myrmecophages. There is not much information about their intestinal microbiome. Moreover, due to their food specialization, it is dif...

    Authors: Ahmad Amin, Chahrazed Mekadim, Nikol Modrackova, Petra Bolechova, Jakub Mrazek and Vera Neuzil-Bunesova
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:21
  18. Treponeme-Associated Hoof Disease (TAHD) is a polybacterial, multifactorial disease affecting free-ranging wild elk (Cervus canadensis) in the Pacific Northwest. Previous studies have indicated a bacterial etiolo...

    Authors: Jennifer H. Wilson-Welder, Sushan Han, Darrell O. Bayles, David P. Alt, Carly Kanipe, Kyle Garrison, Kristin G. Mansfield and Steven C. Olsen
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:20
  19. A mother’s milk is considered the gold standard of nutrition in neonates and is a source of cytokines, immunoglobulins, growth factors, and other important components, yet little is known about the components ...

    Authors: Alisa Cohen, Sondra Turjeman, Rachel Levin, Smadar Tal and Omry Koren
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:19
  20. Post weaning diarrhoea (PWD) causes piglet morbidity and mortality at weaning and is a major driver for antimicrobial use worldwide. New regulations in the EU limit the use of in-feed antibiotics (Ab) and ther...

    Authors: Juan M. Ortiz Sanjuán, Héctor Argüello, Raúl Cabrera-Rubio, Fiona Crispie, Paul D. Cotter, Juan J. Garrido, Daniel Ekhlas, Catherine M. Burgess and Edgar G. Manzanilla
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:18
  21. Antimicrobial resistance has been identified as a major threat to global health. The pig food chain is considered an important source of antimicrobial resistance genes (ARGs). However, there is still a lack of...

    Authors: Daniel Scicchitano, Daniela Leuzzi, Giulia Babbi, Giorgia Palladino, Silvia Turroni, Cédric Christian Laczny, Paul Wilmes, Federico Correa, Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon, Castrense Savojardo, Diana Luise, Pierluigi Martelli, Paolo Trevisi, Frank Møller Aarestrup, Marco Candela and Simone Rampelli
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:17
  22. Urbanization significantly impacts wild populations, favoring urban dweller species over those that are unable to adapt to rapid changes. These differential adaptative abilities could be mediated by the microb...

    Authors: Marie Bouilloud, Maxime Galan, Julien Pradel, Anne Loiseau, Julien Ferrero, Romain Gallet, Benjamin Roche and Nathalie Charbonnel
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:16
  23. Authors: Vetriselvi Sampath, Sungbo Cho, Jinuk Jeong, Seyoung Mun, Choon Han Lee, Rafael Gustavo Hermes, Apichaya Taechavasonyoo, Natasja Smeets, Susanne Kirwan, Kyudong Han and In Ho Kim
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:15

    The original article was published in Animal Microbiome 2024 6:3

  24. The poultry industry encounters a number of factors that affect growth performance and productivity; nutrition is essential for sustaining physiological status and protecting against stressors such as heat, de...

    Authors: Min-Jin Kwak, Anna Kang, JuYoung Eor, Sangdon Ryu, Youbin Choi, Jung Min Heo, Minho Song, Jong Nam Kim, Hyeon-Jin Kim and Younghoon Kim
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:14
  25. The seafood consumption and trade have increased over the years, and along its expected expansion pose major challenges to the seafood industry and government institutions. In particular, the global trade in f...

    Authors: Niccolò Meriggi, Alessandro Russo, Sonia Renzi, Benedetta Cerasuolo, Marta Nerini, Alberto Ugolini, Massimiliano Marvasi and Duccio Cavalieri
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:13
  26. Recent data indicated similar growth performance of young calves fed solely high-quality hay instead of a starter diet based on starchy ingredients. Yet, providing exclusively such distinct carbohydrate source...

    Authors: Thomas Hartinger, Cátia Pacífico, Arife Sener-Aydemir, Gregor Poier, Susanne Kreuzer-Redmer, Georg Terler, Fenja Klevenhusen and Qendrim Zebeli
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:12
  27. The mosquito microbiome is an important modulator of vector competence and vectoral capacity. Unlike the extensively studied bacterial microbiome, fungal communities in the mosquito microbiome (the mycobiome) ...

    Authors: Shivanand Hegde, Kamil Khanipov, Emily A. Hornett, Pornjarim Nilyanimit, Maria Pimenova, Miguel A. Saldaña, Charissa de Bekker, George Golovko and Grant L. Hughes
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:11
  28. Intensive swine breeding industry generates a complex environment where several microbial interactions occur and which constitutes a challenge for biosafety. Ad libitum feeding strategies and low levels of man...

    Authors: Yunke Li, Yinfeng Chen, Zhaohui Chen, Ying Yang and Zhenlong Wu
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:10
  29. Alternatives to antibiotic as growth promoters in agriculture, such as supplemental prebiotics, are required to maintain healthy and high performing animals without directly contributing to antimicrobial resis...

    Authors: Robert J. Leigh, Aoife Corrigan, Richard A. Murphy, Jules Taylor-Pickard, Colm A. Moran and Fiona Walsh
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:9

    The Correction to this article has been published in Animal Microbiome 2024 6:22

  30. The red-crowned crane is one of the vulnerable bird species. Although the captive population has markedly increased over the last decade, infectious diseases can lead to the death of young red-crowned cranes w...

    Authors: Ning Cui, Xiao Yang, Hong Sui, Liugang Tan, Weihua Wang, Shuai Su, Lihong Qi, Qinghua Huang, Nataliia Hrabchenko and Chuantian Xu
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:8
  31. Age-associated changes in the gastrointestinal microbiome of young pigs have been robustly described; however, the temporal dynamics of the fecal microbiome of the female pig from early life to first parity ar...

    Authors: Tara N. Gaire, H. Morgan Scott, Noelle R. Noyes, Aaron C. Ericsson, Michael D. Tokach, Hayden William, Mariana B. Menegat, Javier Vinasco, T. G. Nagaraja and Victoriya V. Volkova
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:7
  32. We had earlier described the growth-promoting and -depressive effects of replacing soybean meal (SBM) with low (12.5% and 25%) and high (50% and 100%) inclusion levels of black soldier fly larvae meal (BSFLM),...

    Authors: Calvin Ho-Fung Lau, Sabrina Capitani, Yuan-Ching Tien, Lou Ann Verellen, Munene Kithama, Hellen Kang, Elijah G. Kiarie, Edward Topp, Moussa S. Diarra and Michael Fruci
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:6
  33. Genetic selection has remarkably helped U.S. dairy farms to decrease their carbon footprint by more than doubling milk production per cow over time. Despite the environmental and economic benefits of improved ...

    Authors: Hugo F. Monteiro, Caio C. Figueiredo, Bruna Mion, José Eduardo P. Santos, Rafael S. Bisinotto, Francisco Peñagaricano, Eduardo S. Ribeiro, Mariana N. Marinho, Roney Zimpel, Ana Carolina da Silva, Adeoye Oyebade, Richard R. Lobo, Wilson M. Coelho Jr, Phillip M. G. Peixoto, Maria B. Ugarte Marin, Sebastian G. Umaña-Sedó…
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:5
  34. Poor efficiency of dietary fibre utilization not only limits global pork production profit margin but also adversely affects utilization of various dietary nutrients. Poor efficiency of dietary nutrient utiliz...

    Authors: Ming Z. Fan, Laurence Cheng, Min Wang, Jiali Chen, Wenyi Fan, Fatmira Jashari and Weijun Wang
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:4
  35. The use of probiotics (PRO) in late gestation sow and their impact on progenies’ performance during the post-weaning stage has received more attention from the researchers recently. This study aimed to analyze...

    Authors: Vetriselvi Sampath, Sungbo Cho, Jinuk Jeong, Seyoung Mun, Choon Han Lee, Rafael Gustavo Hermes, Apichaya Taechavasonyoo, Natasja Smeets, Susanne Kirwan, Kyudong Han and In Ho Kim
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Animal Microbiome 2024 6:15

  36. Lameness is defined as altered or abnormal gait due to dysfunction of the locomotor system, and is a health issue of feedlot cattle, having major economic, labour, and welfare implications. Digital dermatitis ...

    Authors: Nicholas S. T. Wong, Nilusha Malmuthge, Désirée Gellatly, Wiolene M. Nordi, Trevor W. Alexander, Rodrigo Ortega Polo, Eugene Janzen, Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein and Murray Jelinski
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:2
  37. Different types of exogenous protease supplements have a positive impact on animal performance, but their effects on the nutritional value of meat and the gut microbial community of broilers have not been exte...

    Authors: Wuzhou Yi, Yanjie Liu, Shijun Fu, Jianshu Zhuo, Jiping Wang and Tizhong Shan
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:1
  38. Lifestyle factors, such as diet, are known to be a driver on the meat quality, rumen microbiome and serum metabolites. Rumen microbiome metabolites may be important for host health, the correlation between rum...

    Authors: Shuai Du, Zhenkun Bu, Sihan You, Zipeng Jiang, Weifa Su, Tenghao Wang and Yushan Jia
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:65
  39. The gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome vary greatly throughout the different segments of the gastrointestinal tract, however current knowledge of gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome in health an...

    Authors: Julie Menard, Sahar Bagheri, Sharanya Menon, Y. Tina Yu and Laura B. Goodman
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:64
  40. Energy demands associated with pregnancy and lactation are significant forces in mammalian evolution. To mitigate increased energy costs associated with reproduction, female mammals have evolved behavioural an...

    Authors: Shasta E. Webb, Joseph D. Orkin, Rachel E. Williamson and Amanda D. Melin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:63
  41. Antimicrobials and heavy metals such as zinc oxide (ZnO) have been commonly used on Irish commercial pig farms for a 2-week period post-weaning to help prevent infection. In 2022, the prophylactic use of antim...

    Authors: Daniel Ekhlas, José F. Cobo Díaz, Raúl Cabrera-Rubio, Elena Alexa, Juan M. Ortiz Sanjuán, Edgar Garcia Manzanilla, Fiona Crispie, Paul D. Cotter, Finola C. Leonard, Héctor Argüello and Catherine M. Burgess
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:62
  42. Beef cattle experience several management challenges across their lifecycle. Castration and weaning, two major interventions in the early life of beef cattle, can have a substantial impact on animal performanc...

    Authors: Gerardo R. Diaz, Tara N. Gaire, Peter Ferm, Lacey Case, Luciano S. Caixeta, Timothy J. Goldsmith, Joe Armstrong and Noelle R. Noyes
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:61
  43. Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common cause of morbidity in cattle, resulting in significant economic losses. This study aimed to characterize the bovine bacterial ocular surface microbiome ...

    Authors: Hannah B. Gafen, Chin-Chi Liu, Nikole E. Ineck, Clare M. Scully, Melanie A. Mironovich, Christopher M. Taylor, Meng Luo, Marina L. Leis, Erin M. Scott, Renee T. Carter, David M. Hernke, Narayan C. Paul and Andrew C. Lewin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:60
  44. The goal of this study was to assess the microbial ecology and diversity present in the uterus of post-partum dairy cows with and without metritis from 24 commercial California dairy farms using shotgun metage...

    Authors: Carl Basbas, Adriana Garzon, Cory Schlesener, Machteld van Heule, Rodrigo Profeta, Bart C. Weimer, Noelia Silva-del-Rio, Barbara A. Byrne, Betsy Karle, Sharif S. Aly, Fabio S. Lima and Richard V. Pereira
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:59
  45. Liver abscesses (LAs) are one of the most common and important problems faced by the beef industry. The most efficacious method for the prevention of LAs in North America is through dietary inclusion of low do...

    Authors: Lee J. Pinnell, J. Daniel Young, Tyler W. Thompson, Cory A. Wolfe, Tony C. Bryant, Mahesh N. Nair, John T. Richeson and Paul S. Morley
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:58
  46. Microbiomes that can serve as an indicator of gut, intestinal, and general health of humans and animals are largely influenced by food consumed and contaminant bioagents. Microbiome studies usually focus on es...

    Authors: Moses B. Ayoola, Nisha Pillai, Bindu Nanduri, Michael J. Rothrock Jr and Mahalingam Ramkumar
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:57

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