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We hypothesise that the plant genome can determine effects on digestion via responses invoked in the microflora. Feed is colonised and degraded by a complex, anaerobic microbial population. Metagenomic, transcriptomic and metabolite profiling of the colonising microbial community are used in combination with unique plant germplasm to test if defined changes in plant material affect spatial and compositional aspects of community development and to understand microbially-based control of community development on plant particles.
|Effective start/end date||01 Apr 2008 → 31 Mar 2012|
- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council: £1,597,800.00
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- 1 Finished
Plant stress responses in the rumen
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
01 Apr 2008 → 31 Mar 2012
Project: Externally funded research
- 1 Conference
Dairy Science Forum
Alison Kingston-Smith (Participant)11 Nov 2008
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Conference