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- Hinton, Arthur, Jr., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Current microbiology 2019 v.76 no.2 pp. 173-177
- Campylobacter; Salmonella; animal well-being; bacterial communities; biochemical pathways; carbon; cecum; functional diversity; glucose 1-phosphate; glycogen; growth curves; humans; nutrients; phosphates; poultry production; poultry products; pyruvic acid
- ... Poultry production is a major agricultural output worldwide. It is known that the gut health of broilers is essential for their growth and for providing wholesome products for human consumption. Previously, the microbial diversity of broiler ceca was studied at the genetic level. However, the functional diversity and metabolic activity of broiler cecal bacterial communities are not fully investiga ...