The microbiome impacts cattle health and disease. In this paper we describe the vaginal microbiome of Gyr and Nellore cattle. We observed that both breeds carry a common microbiota, despite a large individual variation. The work as in collaboration with colleagues from FIOCRUZ and UFMG.


In this paper bulk samples of insects was used to sample the local vertebrate they fed on. An additional tool for environmental assessment and surveying. (Photo: Guilherme Oliveira). PDF



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