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- Murray, Jo-Anne M.D., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- British journal of nutrition 2008 v.100 no.3 pp. 561-568
- quantitative analysis; Ruminococcus flavefaciens; Fibrobacter succinogenes; Streptococcus bovis; horses; large intestine; nucleotide sequences; polymerase chain reaction; digestive physiology; intestinal microorganisms
- ... There is a need to further our understanding of the role that the equine hindgut ecosystem plays in digestive processes and diseases. The aim of the present study was to utilise the real-time PCR technique to determine the abundance of candidate cellulolytic (Ruminococcus flavefaciens; Fibrobacter succinogenes) and non-cellulolytic (Streptococcus bovis) bacteria in lumen contents from the caecum, ...