Assessment of ciliates in the sheep rumen by DGGE

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dc.contributor.author Newbold, C. James
dc.contributor.author Hackstein, J. H. P.
dc.contributor.author McEwan, Neil R.
dc.contributor.author Regensbogenova, M.
dc.contributor.author Moon-van der Staay, S. Y.
dc.contributor.author van der Staay, G. W. M.
dc.contributor.author Javorsky, P.
dc.contributor.author Pristas, P.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-06T11:11:53Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-06T11:11:53Z
dc.date.issued 2009-10-06
dc.identifier.citation Newbold , C J , Hackstein , J H P , McEwan , N R , Regensbogenova , M , Moon-van der Staay , S Y , van der Staay , G W M , Javorsky , P & Pristas , P 2009 , ' Assessment of ciliates in the sheep rumen by DGGE ' Applied Microbiology , pp. 144-147 . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 131828
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/3151
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/3151
dc.description Regensbogenova, M., Pristas, P., Javorsky, P., Moon-van der Staay, S.Y., van der Staay, G. W. M., Hackstein, J. H. P., Newbold, C. J., McEwan, N. R. (2004). Assessment of ciliates in the sheep rumen by DGGE.   Letters in Applied Microbiology, 39, (2), 144-147. en
dc.description.abstract Aims: This work was carried out to develop a rapid molecular profiling technique to screen ciliate populations in the rumen of sheep. Methods and Results: DGGE was used to study the ciliate diversity in the rumen of sheep. There was considerable variation between sheep which were co-housed, and fed the same diet. However, no difference in the major banding patterns was detected, when samples were collected from a single sheep sampled at different points. Following dietary changes, use of a pair-wise comparison of lanes, demonstrated that although there was still diversity between the ciliate population of sheep, the effects as a result of dietary changes were greater. Conclusions: The technique generated molecular profiles which are sufficiently different to allow comparison between samples, and to permit molecular ecological studies on the rumen ciliate population. Significance and Impact of the Study: The outcome of this study means that ciliate diversity in the rumen may now be studied by those unfamiliar with morphological identification of these organisms. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Applied Microbiology en
dc.title Assessment of ciliates in the sheep rumen by DGGE en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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