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- 5Zhao, Xin
- 2Guan, Leluo
- 2Gänzle, Michael G.
- 1Beaudoin, Frédéric
- 1Ibeagha-Awemu, Eveline M.
- 1Jin, Weiwu
- 2Lactobacillus reuteri
- 1Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cells
- 1Carbohydrate metabolism
Genomic and phenotypic comparison of Lactobacillus reuteri isolates from food and intestinal ecosystems provides insights to probiotic applicationsDownload
Some of the food fermenting lactobacilli are derived from the animal intestine. Lactobacillus reuteri provides a model organism to study molecular mechanisms of ecological adaptation from gut to food. The overall objective of this dissertation was to characterize ecological fitness of L. reuteri...
Reutericyclin producing Lactobacillus reuteri modulates development of fecal microbiota in weanling pigsDownload
Lactobacillus reuteri is used as probiotic culture in food and feed applications; however, strain specific properties of L. reuteri that mediate probiotic activity remain unknown. This study aimed to determine effects of feed fermentation with exopolysaccharide and reutericyclin producing L....
Xylo-oligosaccharides and virginiamycin differentially modulate gut microbial composition in chickensDownload
Background The emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance in pathogens have led to a restriction on the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in animal feed in some countries. The potential negative after-effects of a ban on AGPs could be mitigated by improving animal intestinal health...
Comparative genomics of Lactobacillus reuteri from sourdough reveals adaptation of an intestinal symbiont to food fermentationsDownload
Lactobacillus reuteri is a dominant member of intestinal microbiota of vertebrates, and occurs in food fermentations. The stable presence of L. reuteri in sourdough provides the opportunity to study the adaptation of vertebrate symbionts to an extra-intestinal habitat. This study evaluated this...
Transcriptome microRNA profiling of bovine mammary epithelial cells challenged with Escherichia coli or Staphylococcus aureus bacteria reveals pathogen directed microRNA expression profilesDownload
Background MicroRNAs (miRNAs) can post-transcriptionally regulate gene expression and have been shown to be critical regulators to the fine-tuning of epithelial immune responses. However, the role of miRNAs in bovine responses to E. coli and S. aureus, two mastitis causing pathogens, is not well...