The Rumen Microbial Ecosystem

The Rumen Microbial Ecosystem

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401071499
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/26/2011
Edition description: 2nd ed. 1997. Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1997
Pages: 719
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Rumen bacteria. Rumen anaerobic fungi. Protozoa. Development of, and natural fluctuations in, rumen microbial populations. Energy yielding and consuming reactions. Metabolism of nitrogen-containing compounds. Polysaccharide degradation. Lipid metabolism. Genetics of rumen bacteria. Microbe-microbe interactions. Compartmentation. Manipulation of rumen fermentation. Toxin degradation. Modelling. Gnotobiotics. Conclusions. References. Index.

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