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  1. Scrub typhus, caused by a bacterial pathogen (Orientia spp.), is a potentially life-threatening febrile illness widely distributed in the Asia-Pacific region and is emerging elsewhere. The infection is transmitte...

    Authors: Kittipong Chaisiri, A. Christina Gill, Alexandr A. Stekolnikov, Soawapak Hinjoy, John W. McGarry, Alistair C. Darby, Serge Morand and Benjamin L. Makepeace

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:18

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Dietary intake is known to be a driver of microbial community dynamics in ruminants. Beef cattle go through a finishing phase that typically includes very high concentrate ratios in their feed, with consequent...

    Authors: Timothy J. Snelling, Marc D. Auffret, Carol-Anne Duthie, Robert D. Stewart, Mick Watson, Richard J. Dewhurst, Rainer Roehe and Alan W. Walker

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:16

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Digestive processes in the rumen lead to the release of methyl-compounds, mainly methanol and methylamines, which are used by methyltrophic methanogens to form methane, an important agricultural greenhouse gas...

    Authors: William J. Kelly, Sinead C. Leahy, Janine Kamke, Priya Soni, Satoshi Koike, Roderick Mackie, Rekha Seshadri, Gregory M. Cook, Sergio E. Morales, Chris Greening and Graeme T. Attwood

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:15

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Understanding the complex interactions of microbial communities including bacteria, archaea, parasites, viruses and fungi of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) associated with states of either health or disease ...

    Authors: Anne Kauter, Lennard Epping, Torsten Semmler, Esther-Maria Antao, Dania Kannapin, Sabita D. Stoeckle, Heidrun Gehlen, Antina Lübke-Becker, Sebastian Günther, Lothar H. Wieler and Birgit Walther

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:14

    Content type: Review

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  5. Elucidating the interplay between hosts and their microbiomes in ecological adaptation has become a central theme in evolutionary biology. A textbook example of microbiome-mediated adaptation is the adaptation...

    Authors: Lena Waidele, Judith Korb, Christian R. Voolstra, Franck Dedeine and Fabian Staubach

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:13

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Clostridium perfringens is a key pathogen in poultry-associated necrotic enteritis (NE). To date there are limited Whole Genome Sequencing based studies describing broiler-associated C. perfringens in healthy and...

    Authors: Raymond Kiu, Joseph Brown, Harley Bedwell, Charlotte Leclaire, Shabhonam Caim, Derek Pickard, Gordon Dougan, Ronald A. Dixon and Lindsay J. Hall

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:12

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Captivity presents extreme lifestyle changes relative to the wild, and evidence of microbiome dysbiosis in captive animals is growing. The gut microbiome plays a crucial role in host health. Whilst captive bre...

    Authors: Rowena Chong, Catherine E. Grueber, Samantha Fox, Phil Wise, Vanessa R. Barrs, Carolyn J. Hogg and Katherine Belov

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:8

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Sharks are in severe global decline due to human exploitation. The additional concern of emerging diseases for this ancient group of fish, however, remains poorly understood. While wild-caught and captive shar...

    Authors: Claudia Pogoreutz, Mauvis A. Gore, Gabriela Perna, Catriona Millar, Robert Nestler, Rupert F. Ormond, Christopher R. Clarke and Christian R. Voolstra

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:9

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Growing evidence supports the role of gut microbiota in obesity and its related disorders including type 2 diabetes. Ob/ob mice, which are hyperphagic due to leptin deficiency, are commonly used models of obes...

    Authors: Alireza Kashani, Asker Daniel Brejnrod, Chunyu Jin, Timo Kern, Andreas Nygaard Madsen, Louise Aas Holm, Georg K. Gerber, Jens-Christian Holm, Torben Hansen, Birgitte Holst and Manimozhiyan Arumugam

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:11

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The popularity of Galleria mellonella as invertebrate model is increasing rapidly, because it forms an attractive alternative to study bacterial, fungal and viral infections, toxin biology, and to screen antimicr...

    Authors: Camille Nina Allonsius, Wannes Van Beeck, Ilke De Boeck, Stijn Wittouck and Sarah Lebeer

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:7

    Content type: Short report

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  11. The intestinal microbiota is shaped by many interactions between microorganisms, host, diet, and the environment. Exposure to microorganisms present in the environment, and exchange of microorganisms between h...

    Authors: Jannigje G. Kers, Francisca C. Velkers, Egil A. J. Fischer, Gerben D. A. Hermes, David M. Lamot, J. Arjan Stegeman and Hauke Smidt

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:10

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Differences between individuals in their gastrointestinal microbiomes can lead to variation in their ability to persist on particular diets. Koalas are dietary specialists, feeding almost exclusively on Eucalyptu...

    Authors: Michaela D. J. Blyton, Rochelle M. Soo, Desley Whisson, Karen J. Marsh, Jack Pascoe, Mark Le Pla, William Foley, Philip Hugenholtz and Ben D. Moore

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:6

    Content type: Research article

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  13. There is good evidence for a substantial endogenous phytase activity originating from the epithelial tissue or the microbiota resident in the digestive tract of broiler chickens. However, ionophore coccidiosta...

    Authors: Susanne Künzel, Daniel Borda-Molina, Rebecca Kraft, Vera Sommerfeld, Imke Kühn, Amélia Camarinha-Silva and Markus Rodehutscord

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:5

    Content type: Research article

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    Authors: Breanna Michell Roque, Charles Garrett Brooke, Joshua Ladau, Tamsen Polley, Lyndsey Jean Marsh, Negeen Najafi, Pramod Pandey, Latika Singh, Robert Kinley, Joan King Salwen, Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh, Ermias Kebreab and Matthias Hess

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:4

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Animal Microbiome 2019 1:3

  15. Recent studies using batch-fermentation suggest that the red macroalgae Asparagopsis taxiformis has the potential to reduce methane (CH4) production from beef cattle by up to ~ 99% when added to Rhodes grass hay;...

    Authors: Breanna Michell Roque, Charles Garrett Brooke, Joshua Ladau, Tamsen Polley, Lyndsey Jean Marsh, Negeen Najafi, Pramod Pandey, Latika Singh, Robert Kinley, Joan King Salwen, Emiley Eloe-Fadrosh, Ermias Kebreab and Matthias Hess

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:3

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Animal Microbiome 2019 1:4

  16. Current knowledge about seasonal variation in the gut microbiota of vertebrates is limited to a few studies based on mammalian fecal samples. Seasonal changes in the microbiotas of functionally distinct gut re...

    Authors: Sergei V. Drovetski, Michael J. V. O’Mahoney, Kenan O. Matterson, Brian K. Schmidt and Gary R. Graves

    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2019 1:2

    Content type: Research article

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