Dr Alejandro Belanche

Dr Alejandro Belanche

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2016

Belanche Gracia, A., Jones, E.L., Shah, I., Newbold, C. 2016. A metagenomics approach to evaluate the impact of dietary supplementation with Ascophyllum nodosum or Laminaria digitata on rumen function in Rusitec fermenters. Frontiers in Microbiology 7 299 Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., Kingston-Smith, A., Newbold, C. 2016. An Integrated Multi-Omics Approach Reveals the Effects of Supplementing Grass or Grass Hay with Vitamin E on the Rumen Microbiome and Its Function. Frontiers in Microbiology 7 905 Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., Pinloche, E., Preskett, D., Newbold, C.J. 2016. Effects and mode of action of chitosan and ivy fruit saponins on the microbiome, fermentation and methanogenesis in the rumen simulation technique. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92 (1) fiv 160 Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., Ramos Morales, E., Newbold, C.J. 2016. In vitro screening of natural feed additives from crustaceans, diatoms, seaweeds and plant extracts to manipulate rumen fermentation. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 96 (9) pp. 3069-3078.

2015

Belanche Gracia, A., de la Fuente, G., Newbold, C.J. 2015. Effect of progressive inoculation of fauna-free sheep with holotrich protozoa and total-fauna on rumen fermentation, microbial diversity and methane emissions. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91 (3) Cadair

2014

Belanche Gracia, A., Weisbjerg, M.R., Allison, G.G., Newbold, J., Moorby, J.M. 2014. Measurement of rumen dry matter and neutral detergent fiber degradability of feeds by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). Journal of Dairy Science 97 (4) pp. 2361-2375. Cadair

De La Fuente Oliver, G., Belanche Gracia, A., Girdwood, S.E., Pinloche, E., Wilkinson, T., Newbold, C.J. 2014. Pros and Cons of Ion-Torrent Next Generation Sequencing versus Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism T-RFLP for Studying the Rumen Bacterial Community. PLoS One 9 (7) 101435 pp. e101435. Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Newbold, C.J. 2014. Study of methanogen communities associated with different rumen protozoal populations. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 90 (3) pp. 663-677. Cadair

2013

Belanche Gracia, A., Lee, M.R.F., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2013. Comparison of ryegrass and red clover on the fermentation pattern, microbial community and efficiency of diet utilisation in the rumen simulation technique (Rusitec). Animal Production Science 53 (10) pp. 1052-1064.

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, J. 2013. Effect of progressive inoculation of fauna-free sheep with holotrich protozoa and total-fauna on the hindgut populations of bacteria and methanogenic archaea. Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture Conference, Dublin, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 23/06/2013 - 26/06/2013. pp. 561. Other

Belanche, A., Weisbjerg, M.R., Allison, G.G., Newbold, C.J., Moorby, J.M. 2013. Estimation of feed crude protein concentration and rumen degradability by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Dairy Science 96 (12) pp. 7867-7880.

Moorby, J.M., Belanche Gracia, A. 2013. Innovative and practical management approaches to REduce Nitrogen EXcretion by ruminants (Rednex): Final Report to the Welsh Government. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University

Belanche Gracia, A., Foskolos, A., Albanell, E., Weisbjerg, M.R., Newbold, J., Moorby, J.M. 2013. Rapid methods of feed analysis. Improving Nitrogen Efficiency on Dairy Farms, Zagreb, Croatia, 03/04/2013 - 04/04/2013.

Belanche Gracia, A., Foskolos, A., Albanell, E., Weisbjerg, M.R., Newbold, J., Moorby, J.M. 2013. Rapid methods of feed analysis. Improving Nitrogen Efficiency on Dairy Farms, Vilnius, Lithuania, 06/06/2013 - 07/06/2013.

Rymer, C., Belanche Gracia, A., Foskolos, A., Albanell, E., Weisbjerg, M.R., Newbold, J., Moorby, J.M. 2013. Use of NIRS in the rapid evaluation of ruminant feeds. Improving Nitrogen Efficiency on Dairy Farms, Bucharest, Romania, 16/05/2013 - 17/05/2013. Other

2012

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Are methane emissions determined by the fermentation pattern or by the rumen microbiota? 8th INRA-RRI International Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Clermont Ferrand, France, , 17/06/2012 - 20/06/2012.

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Are methanogens particularly associated with rumen protozoa? 8th INRA-RRI International Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Clermont Ferrand, France, , 17/06/2012 - 20/06/2012.

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Bacterial protein degradation by different rumen protozoal groups. Journal of Animal Science 90 (12) pp. 4495-4504. Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Pinloche, E., Newbold, C.J., Balcells, J. 2012. Effect of diet and absence of protozoa on the rumen microbial community and on the representativeness of bacterial fractions used in the determination of microbial protein synthesis. Journal of Animal Science 90 (11) pp. 3924-3936. Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Effects of changing rumen protozoa populations in sheep on FTIR profiles of rumen and faeces samples. 8th INRA-RRI International Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Clermont Ferrand, France, , 17/06/2012 - 20/06/2012.

Belanche Gracia, A., Beckmann, M., Moorby, J.M., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Effects of changing rumen protozoa populations in sheep on plasma metabolomic profiles. 8th INRA-RRI International Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Clermont Ferrand, France, , 17/06/2012 - 20/06/2012.

De La Fuente Oliver, G., Belanche Gracia, A., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Influence of protozoa colonization on methanogenic archaeal communities in the rumen of sheep. 8th INRA-RRI International Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Clermont Ferrand, France, , 17/06/2012 - 20/06/2012. pp. 144.

De La Fuente Oliver, G., Belanche Gracia, A., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Influence of protozoal colonization on total communities in the rumen of sheep. 8th INRA-RRI International Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Clermont Ferrand, France, , 17/06/2012 - 20/06/2012.

Belanche Gracia, A., Allison, G.G., Newbold, C.J., Weisbjerg, M.R., Chrenkova, M., Moorby, J.M. 2012. Prediction of CP content and rumen degradability by Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy. 63nd Annual Meeting of the EAAP, European Federation of Animal Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia, 27/08/2012 - 31/08/2012. Other

Belanche Gracia, A., Allison, G.G., Newbold, C.J., Weisbjerg, M.N., Chrenkova, M., Moorby, J.M. 2012. Prediction of NDF content and rumen degradability by Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy. 63rd Annual EAAP Meeting, Bratislava, Slovakia, 27/08/2012 - 31/08/2012. Other

Belanche Gracia, A., Allison, G.G., Newbold, C.J., Weisbjerg, M.R., Chrenkova, M., Moorby, J.M. 2012. Prediction of feedstuff composition by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, , 24/04/2012 - 25/04/2012.

Belanche Gracia, A., Doreau, M., Edwards, J.E., Moorby, J.M., Pinloche, E., Newbold, C.J. 2012. Shifts in the rumen microbiota due to the type of carbohydrate and level of protein ingested by dairy cattle are associated with changes in rumen fermentation. Journal of Nutrition 142 (9) pp. 1684-1692.

2011

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. Bacterial protein breakdown by different rumen protozoal groups. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH8), United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 01/09/2011 - 01/09/2011. Cambridge University Press pp. 10. Other

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. Bacterial protein breakdown by holotrich rumen protozoa. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores. 2nd edn, Cambridge University Press pp. 366.

Belanche Gracia, A., Pinloche, E.J., Edwards, J.E., Moorby, J.M., Doreau, M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. ESTUDIO DE LA POBLACION RUMINAL DE BACTERIAS Y HONGOS MEDIANTE TRFLP Y ARISA: EFECTO DEL NIVEL DEL PROTEINA Y TIPO DE CARBOHIDRATO. [Study of rumen bacterial and anaerobic fungal population by TRFLP and ARISA: effect of the protein level and type of carbohydrate.] pp. 815-818.

Belanche Gracia, A., Moorby, J.M., Doreau, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. Efecto de la subalimantacion nitrogenada y el tipo de energia sobre los niveles de ciertos microorganismos ruminales en vacas lecheras. [Effect of N underfeeding and type of energy on the numbers of certain rumen microorganism in dairy cows.] XIV Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza. XIV Jornadas sobre Produccion Animal, Spain, 17/05/2011 - 18/05/2011. Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario pp. 147-149. Other

Belanche Gracia, A., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. Effect of Holotrich protozoa on sheep methane emissions. Proceedings BSAS Annual Meeting, Nottingham, 4-6 April 2011, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 04/04/2011 - 06/04/2011.

Belanche Gracia, A., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Doran, S.E., Moorby, J.M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. Effect of progressive inoculation of fauna-free sheep with holotrich protozoa and total-fauna on rumen fermentation and methane emissions. Advances in Animal Biosciences: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores. 8th International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Aberystwyth, , 06/09/2011 - 09/09/2011. 2nd edn, Cambridge University Press pp. 525.

Belanche Gracia, A., Pinloche, E.J., Edwards, J.E., Moorby, J.M., Doreau, M., Newbold, C.J. 2011. Study of rumen bacterial and anaerobic fungal population by TRFLP and ARISA: effect of the protein level and type of carbohydrate. Proceedings 14th Jornadas sobre Produccion Animal and 3rd Simposio sobre Microbiologia Digestiva, Zaragoza, Spain, 17/05/2011 - 18/05/2011. pp. 815-817.

2010

Belanche Gracia, A., Lee, M.R.F., Moorby, J.M., Scott, M., Newbold, C.J. 2010. Effect of forage species, ryegrass water soluble carbohydrate concentration, and red clover polyphenol oxidase activity on in vitro rumen efficiency of nitrogen utilization. Advances in Animal Biosciences. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science Annual Conference, 'Food, Feed, Energy and Fibre from Land - A Vision for 2020', Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, , 12/04/2010 - 14/04/2010. pp. 203-205. Cadair

Belanche Gracia, A., Lee, M.R.F., Moorby, J.M., Scott, M., Newbold, C.J. 2010. Effects of forage species, grass water soluble carbohydrates and red clover polyphenol oxidase activity on the in vitro rumen microbial ecosystem. Advances in Animal Biosciences. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science Annual Conference, 'Food, Feed, Energy and Fibre from Land - A Vision for 2020', Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, , 12/04/2010 - 14/04/2010. pp. Abstract No 204.

Belanche Gracia, A., Moorby, J.M., Doreau, M., Edwards, J., Newbold, C.J. 2010. Influence of dietary protein and fibre concentrations on key rumen microbial populations. Rowett-INRA 2010, 7th Symposium Gut Microbiology, Aberdeen, , 23/06/2010 - 25/06/2010.

Belanche Gracia, A., Moorby, J.M., Doreau, M., Newbold, C.J. 2010. Influence of dietary protein supply and carbohydrate type on rumen bacterial biodiversity. Rowett-INRA 2010, 7th Symposium Gut Microbiology, Aberdeen, , 23/06/2010 - 25/06/2010.

2009

Belanche Gracia, A., Moorby, J.M. 2009. Report on accuracy of known non-invasive markers of rumen function and duodenal microbial protein flow. EU project report - REDNEX: Workpackage 6: Deliverable D6.1 - Biomarker tools for N sufficiency and/or optimal rumen fermentation RedNEx