Stochasticity constrained by deterministic effects of diet and age drive rumen microbiome assembly dynamics

How complex microbial communities assemble through the animal’s life, and how predictable the assembly process is, remains poorly understood. Here, the authors profile the cow gut microbiome from birth to adulthood in animals born in C-section or natural birth and show that chance events early in li...

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Main Authors: Ori Furman, Liat Shenhav, Goor Sasson, Fotini Kokou, Hen Honig, Shamay Jacoby, Tomer Hertz, Otto X. Cordero, Eran Halperin, Itzhak Mizrahi
Format: Article
Published: Nature Publishing Group 2020-04-01
Series:Nature Communications
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