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  1. Gut microbial communities play important roles in nutrient management and can change in response to host diets. The extent of this flexibility and the concomitant resilience is largely unknown in wild animals....

    Authors: Kasun H. Bodawatta, Inga Freiberga, Katerina Puzejova, Katerina Sam, Michael Poulsen and Knud A. Jønsson
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:20
  2. Contagious Ovine Digital Dermatitis (CODD) is an emerging and common infectious foot disease of sheep which causes severe welfare and economic problems for the sheep industry. The aetiology of the disease is n...

    Authors: J. S. Duncan, J. W. Angell, P. Richards, L. Lenzi, G. J. Staton, D. Grove-White, S. Clegg, G. Oikonomou, S. D. Carter and N. J. Evans
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:19
  3. Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most urgent threat to global public health, as it can lead to high morbidity, mortality, and medical costs for humans and livestock animals. In ruminants, the rumen micro...

    Authors: Ming-Yuan Xue, Yun-Yi Xie, Yi-Fan Zhong, Jian-Xin Liu, Le Luo Guan and Hui-Zeng Sun
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:18
  4. Historically the main source of laboratory Xenopus laevis was the environment. The increase in genetically altered animals and evolving governmental constraints around using wild-caught animals for research has l...

    Authors: Maya Z. Piccinni, Joy E. M. Watts, Marie Fourny, Matt Guille and Samuel C. Robson
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:17
  5. Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), commonly known as pinkeye, is one of the most significant diseases of beef cattle. As such, IBK costs the US beef industry at least 150 million annually. However, ...

    Authors: Alison C. Bartenslager, Nirosh D. Althuge, John Dustin Loy, Matthew M. Hille, Matthew L. Spangler and Samodha C. Fernando
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:16
  6. Metritis is an inflammatory uterine disease found in ~ 20% of dairy cows after parturition and associated with uterine microbiota with high abundance of Fusobacterium, Bacteroides, and Porphyromonas. Ceftiofur is...

    Authors: Soo Jin Jeon, Federico Cunha, Rodolfo Daetz, Rodrigo C. Bicalho, Svetlana Lima and Klibs N. Galvão
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:15
  7. The importance of the gut microbiota for health and wellbeing is well established for humans and some land animals. The gut microbiota is supposedly as important for fish, but existing knowledge has many gaps,...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Alexander Jaramillo-Torres, Yanxian Li, Trond M. Kortner, Karina Gajardo, Øyvind Jakobsen Brevik, Jan Vidar Jakobsen and Åshild Krogdahl
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:14
  8. Marsupials are born much earlier than placental mammals, with most crawling from the birth canal to the protective marsupium (pouch) to further their development. However, little is known about the microbiolog...

    Authors: Sesilje Weiss, David Taggart, Ian Smith, Kristofer M. Helgen and Raphael Eisenhofer
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:13
  9. Across taxa, animals with depleted intestinal microbiomes show disrupted behavioral phenotypes. Axenic (i.e., microbe-free) mice, zebrafish, and fruit flies exhibit increased locomotor behavior, or hyperactivi...

    Authors: Chelsea A. Weitekamp, Allison Kvasnicka, Scott P. Keely, Nichole E. Brinkman, Xia Meng Howey, Shaza Gaballah, Drake Phelps, Tara Catron, Todd Zurlinden, Emily Wheaton and Tamara Tal
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:12
  10. Newborn ruminants possess an underdeveloped rumen which is colonized by microorganisms acquired from adult animals and the surrounding environment. This microbial transfer can be limited in dairy systems in wh...

    Authors: Juan Manuel Palma-Hidalgo, Elisabeth Jiménez, Milka Popova, Diego Pablo Morgavi, Antonio Ignacio Martín-García, David Rafael Yáñez-Ruiz and Alejandro Belanche
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:11
  11. Important changes in microbial composition related to sexual maturation have been already reported in the gut of several vertebrates including mammals, amphibians and fish. Such changes in fish are linked to r...

    Authors: Daniela Rosado, Marcos Pérez-Losada, Ana Pereira, Ricardo Severino and Raquel Xavier
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:10
  12. Intestinal digesta is commonly used for studying responses of microbiota to dietary shifts, yet evidence is accumulating that it represents an incomplete view of the intestinal microbiota. The present work aim...

    Authors: Yanxian Li, Leonardo Bruni, Alexander Jaramillo-Torres, Karina Gajardo, Trond M. Kortner and Åshild Krogdahl
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:8
  13. Aquaculture successfully meets global food demands for many fish species. However, aquaculture production of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is just 2.5% of total market production. For cod farming to be a viable eco...

    Authors: C. Keating, M. Bolton-Warberg, J. Hinchcliffe, R. Davies, S. Whelan, A. H. L. Wan, R. D. Fitzgerald, S. J. Davies, U. Z. Ijaz and C. J. Smith
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:7
  14. Relationships between microbial composition and steatosis are being extensively studied in mammals, and causal relations have been evidenced. In migratory birds the liver can transiently store lipids during pr...

    Authors: Christelle Knudsen, Julien Arroyo, Maxime Even, Laurent Cauquil, Géraldine Pascal, Xavier Fernandez, Franck Lavigne, Stéphane Davail, Sylvie Combes and Karine Ricaud
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:6
  15. Oysters in coastal environments are subject to fluctuating environmental conditions that may impact the ecosystem services they provide. Oyster-associated microbiomes are responsible for some of these services...

    Authors: Rebecca J. Stevick, Anton F. Post and Marta Gómez-Chiarri
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:5
  16. Herbivorous mammals co-opt microbes to derive energy and nutrients from diets that are recalcitrant to host enzymes. Recent research has found that captive management—an important conservation tool for many sp...

    Authors: Raphael Eisenhofer, Kristofer M. Helgen and David Taggart
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:4
  17. Disentangling the dynamics of microbial interactions within communities improves our comprehension of metacommunity assembly of microbiota during host development and under perturbations. To assess the impact ...

    Authors: Bachar Cheaib, Hamza Seghouani, Martin Llewellyn, Katherine Vandal-Lenghan, Pierre-Luc Mercier and Nicolas Derome
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:3
  18. Chronic recurrent diarrhoea and weight loss is a common problem in captive callitrichids. These symptoms are common clinical features of marmoset wasting syndrome (MWS), a chronic enteric inflammation of unkno...

    Authors: Peter Richards-Rios, Paul Wigley, Javier López, Dominic Wormell and Alberto Barbón
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:1
  19. With a growing demand for safe and sustainable alternatives to antimicrobials, functional feed ingredients such as plant essential oils have been evaluated for their potential to improve gut health. Amongst th...

    Authors: H. N. Hall, D. J. Wilkinson and M. Le Bon
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2021 3:2
  20. Early development of the gut microbiome is an essential part of neonate health in animals. It is unclear whether the acquisition of gut microbes is different between domesticated animals and their wild counter...

    Authors: Meredith K. Tavenner, Sue M. McDonnell and Amy S. Biddle
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:43
  21. The effect of the production environment and different management practices in rabbit cecal microbiota remains poorly understood. While previous studies have proved the impact of the age or the feed compositio...

    Authors: María Velasco-Galilea, Miriam Guivernau, Miriam Piles, Marc Viñas, Oriol Rafel, Armand Sánchez, Yuliaxis Ramayo-Caldas, Olga González-Rodríguez and Juan P. Sánchez
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:40
  22. Host-specific microbiomes play an important role in individual health and ecology; in marine mammals, epidermal microbiomes may be a protective barrier between the host and its aqueous environment. Understandi...

    Authors: Amy M. Van Cise, Paul R. Wade, Caroline E. C. Goertz, Kathy Burek-Huntington, Kim M. Parsons, Tonya Clauss, Roderick C. Hobbs and Amy Apprill
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:39
  23. Anthelmintic treatment is a risk factor for intestinal disease in the horse, known as colic. However the mechanisms involved in the onset of disease post anthelmintic treatment are unknown. The interaction bet...

    Authors: S. P. Daniels, J. Leng, J. R. Swann and C. J. Proudman
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:38
  24. Insect-associated microorganisms can provide a wide range of benefits to their host, but insect dependency on these microbes varies greatly. The origin and functionality of insect microbiomes is not well under...

    Authors: Sofia I. F. Gomes, Anna M. Kielak, S. Emilia Hannula, Robin Heinen, Renske Jongen, Ivor Keesmaat, Jonathan R. De Long and T. Martijn Bezemer
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:37
  25. The extent to which deterministic rather than stochastic processes guide gut bacteria co-existence and ultimately their assembling into a community remains largely unknown. Co-occurrence networks of bacterial ...

    Authors: Joan Lluís Riera and Laura Baldo
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:36
  26. Microorganisms have intimate functional relationships with invertebrate and vertebrate taxa, with the potential to drastically impact health outcomes. Perturbations that affect microbial communities residing o...

    Authors: Denita M. Weeks, Matthew J. Parris and Shawn P. Brown
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:35
  27. The small intestine, while serving as the main absorption organ, also possesses a unique bacterial environment and holds the critical function of conversion of primary bile acids. Bile acids are, in turn, able...

    Authors: Jianan Liu, Fang Liu, Wentao Cai, Cunling Jia, Ying Bai, Yanghua He, Weiyun Zhu, Robert W. Li and Jiuzhou Song
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:33
  28. Little is known about maturation of calves’ gut microbiome in veal farms, in which animals are confined under intensive-farming conditions and the administration of collective antibiotic treatment in feed is c...

    Authors: Méril Massot, Marisa Haenni, Thu Thuy Nguyen, Jean-Yves Madec, France Mentré and Erick Denamur
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:32
  29. The dam is considered an important source of microbes for the calf; consequently, the development of calf microbiota may vary with farming system due to differences between the contact the calf has with the da...

    Authors: Matthew Barden, Peter Richards-Rios, Erika Ganda, Luca Lenzi, Richard Eccles, Joseph Neary, Joanne Oultram and Georgios Oikonomou
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:31
  30. Gut microbiota plays important roles in host animal metabolism, homeostasis and environmental adaptation. However, the interplay between the gut microbiome and urochordate ascidian, the most closet relative of...

    Authors: Jiankai Wei, Hongwei Gao, Yang Yang, Haiming Liu, Haiyan Yu, Zigui Chen and Bo Dong
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:30
  31. Commonly known as sun-coral, Tubastraea tagusensis is an azooxanthellate scleractinian coral that successfully invaded the Southwestern Atlantic causing significant seascape changes. Today it is reported to over ...

    Authors: Aline Aparecida Zanotti, Gustavo Bueno Gregoracci, Katia Cristina Cruz Capel and Marcelo Visentini Kitahara
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:29
  32. Laying hens with access to outdoor ranges are exposed to additional environmental factors and microorganisms, including potential pathogens. Differences in composition of the cloacal microbial community betwee...

    Authors: Janneke Schreuder, Francisca C. Velkers, Ruth J. Bouwstra, Nancy Beerens, J. Arjan Stegeman, Willem F. de Boer, P. van Hooft, Armin R. W. Elbers, Alex Bossers and Stephanie D. Jurburg
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:28
  33. The skin microbiome of marine fish is thought to come from bacteria in the surrounding water during the larval stages, although it is not clear how different water conditions affect the microbial communities i...

    Authors: Emily T. Dodd, Melissa L. Pierce, Jonathan S. F. Lee and Rachel S. Poretsky
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:27
  34. The use of antibiotics in aquaculture is a common infection treatment and is increasing in some sectors and jurisdictions. While antibiotic treatment can negatively shift gut bacterial communities, recovery an...

    Authors: Thibault P. R. A. Legrand, Sarah R. Catalano, Melissa L. Wos-Oxley, James W. Wynne, Laura S. Weyrich and Andrew P. A. Oxley
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:26
  35. The hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas) is a highly social primate that lives in complex multilevel societies exhibiting a wide range of group behaviors akin to humans. In contrast to the widely studied human micr...

    Authors: Xuanji Li, Urvish Trivedi, Asker Daniel Brejnrod, Gisle Vestergaard, Martin Steen Mortensen, Mads Frost Bertelsen and Søren Johannes Sørensen
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:25
  36. Stereotyped sunning behaviour in birds has been hypothesized to inhibit keratin-degrading bacteria but there is little evidence that solar irradiation affects community assembly and abundance of plumage microb...

    Authors: Gary R. Graves, Kenan O. Matterson, Christopher M. Milensky, Brian K. Schmidt, Michael J. V. O’Mahoney and Sergei V. Drovetski
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:24
  37. The development and maturation of rumen microbiota across the lifetime of grazing yaks remain unexplored due to the varied lifestyles and feed types of yaks as well as the challenges of obtaining samples. In a...

    Authors: Wei Guo, Mi Zhou, Tao Ma, Sisi Bi, Weiwei Wang, Ying Zhang, Xiaodan Huang, Le Luo Guan and Ruijun Long
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:23
  38. Ruminant gastrointestinal tract homeostasis deploys interactive microbiome–host metabolic communication and signaling axes to underpin the fitness of the host. After this stable niche is destroyed by environme...

    Authors: Limei Lin, Yue Wang, Lei Xu, Junhua Liu, Weiyun Zhu and Shengyong Mao
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:22
  39. The relevance of the host microbiota to host ecology and evolution is well acknowledged. However, the effect of the microbial environment on host immune function and host microbiota dynamics is understudied in...

    Authors: H. Pieter J. van Veelen, Joana Falcão Salles, Kevin D. Matson, Marco van der Velde and B. Irene Tieleman
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:21
  40. Pupfishes frequently enter paradoxical anaerobism in response to endogenously produced or exogenously supplied ethanol in a dose-dependent manner. To decipher the role of the gut microbiota in ethanol-associat...

    Authors: Shrikant S. Bhute, Brisa Escobedo, Mina Haider, Yididya Mekonen, Dafhney Ferrer, Stanley D. Hillyard, Ariel D. Friel, Frank van Breukelen and Brian P. Hedlund
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:20
  41. The pig gut microbiome harbors thousands of species of archaea, bacteria, viruses and eukaryotes such as protists and fungi. However, since the majority of published studies have been focused on prokaryotes, l...

    Authors: Yuliaxis Ramayo-Caldas, Francesc Prenafeta-Boldú, Laura M. Zingaretti, Olga Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Antoni Dalmau, Raquel Quintanilla and Maria Ballester
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:18
  42. The microbiota plays a critical role in host homeostasis and has been shown to be a major driving force in host evolution. However, our understanding of these important relationships is hampered by a lack of d...

    Authors: Titus Franciscus Scheelings, Robert J. Moore, Thi Thu Hao Van, Marcel Klaassen and Richard D. Reina
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:17
  43. The gut microbiome harbors trillions of bacteria that play a major role in dietary nutrient extraction and host metabolism. Metabolic diseases such as obesity and diabetes are associated with shifts in microbi...

    Authors: Dimitrios N. Sidiropoulos, Gabriel A. Al-Ghalith, Robin R. Shields-Cutler, Tonya L. Ward, Abigail J. Johnson, Pajau Vangay, Dan Knights, Purna C. Kashyap, Yibo Xian, Amanda E. Ramer-Tait and Jonathan B. Clayton
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:16
  44. The microorganisms populating the gastro-intestinal tract of vertebrates, collectively known as “microbiota”, play an essential role in digestion and are important in regulating the immune response. Whereas th...

    Authors: Bruno C. M. Oliveira, Maureen Murray, Florina Tseng and Giovanni Widmer
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:15
  45. Dietary yeast inclusions in a pig diet may drive changes both in gut bacterial composition and bacterial functional profile. This study investigated the effect of Cyberlindnera jadinii as a protein to replace 40%...

    Authors: Stanislav Iakhno, Özgün C. O. Umu, Ingrid M. Håkenåsen, Caroline P. Åkesson, Liv T. Mydland, Charles McL. Press, Henning Sørum and Margareth Øverland
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2020 2:13

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