Dr Eva Ramos Morales

Dr Eva Ramos Morales

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Control of Protozoa within the Rumen

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My research interests focus on the manipulation of rumen fermentation to improve animal productivity/quality of ruminant derived products (fatty acid profile) while reducing the environmental impact of animal husbandry (methane emissions, excessive N excretion).

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Publications

2017

Ramos Morales, E., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Nash, R.J., Braganca, R., Duval, S., Bouillon, M.E., Lahmann, M., Newbold, C. 2017. Improving the antiprotozoal effect of saponins in the rumen by combination with glycosidase inhibiting inimosugars or by modification of their chemical structure. PLoS One 12 (9) 0184517 10.1371/journal.pone.0184517

Abecia, L., Jiménez, E., Martínez-Fernández, G., Martín-García, A.I., Ramos Morales, E., Pinloche, E., Denman, S.E., Newbold, C., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R. 2017. Natural and artificial feeding management before weaning promote different rumen microbial colonization but not differences in gene expression levels at the rumen epithelium of newborn goats. PLoS One 12 (8) e0182235 10.1371/journal.pone.0182235

Ramos Morales, E., De La Fuente Oliver, G., Duval, S., Wehrli, C., Bouillon, M.E., Lahmann, M., Preskett, D., Braganca, R., Newbold, C. 2017. Antiprotozoal effect of saponins in the rumen can be enhanced by chemical modifications in their structure. Frontiers in Microbiology 8 399 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00399 Cadair

2016

Ramos Morales, E., McKain, N., Gawad, R.M.A., Hugo, A., Wallace, R.J. 2016. Vernonia galamensis and vernolic acid inhibit fatty acid biohydrogenation in vitro. Animal Feed Science and Technology 222 pp. 54-63. 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2016.10.002 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. 10.1002/jsfa.7481 Cadair

2015

Newbold, C.J., De La Fuente, G., Belanche, A., Ramos-morales, E., Mcewan, N.R. 2015. The Role of Ciliate Protozoa in the Rumen. Frontiers in Microbiology 6 1313 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01313 Cadair

2014

Ramos Morales, E., Arco-Pe´rez, A., Marti´n-Garci´a, A.I., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R., Frutos, P., Hervás, G. 2014. Use of stomach tubing as an alternative to rumen cannulation to study ruminal fermentation and microbiota in sheep and goats. Animal Feed Science and Technology 198 pp. 57-66. 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2014.09.016 Cadair

Abecia, L., Soto, E.C., Molina-Alcaide, E., Ramos Morales, E. 2014. Microbial and chemical composition of liquid-associated bacteria in goats' rumen and fermenters. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 98 (5) pp. 1001-1012. 10.1111/jpn.12165 Cadair

Abecia, L., Ramos Morales, E., Martinez-Fernandez, G., Arco, A., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Newbold, C.J., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R. 2014. Feeding management in early life influences microbial colonisation and fermentation in the rumen of newborn goat kids. Animal Production Science 54 (9) pp. 1449-1454. 10.1071/AN14337 Cadair

Martinez-Fernandez, G., Abecia, L., Ramos-Morales, E., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Molina-Alcaide, E., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R., Ramos Morales, E. 2014. Effects of propyl propane thiosulfinate on nutrient utilization, ruminal fermentation, microbial population and methane emissions in goats. Animal Feed Science and Technology 191 pp. 16-25. 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2014.01.008 Cadair

Frutos, P., Toral, P.G., Ramos Morales, E., Shingfield, K.J., Belenguer, A., Hervas, G. 2014. Oral administration of cobalt acetate alters milk fatty acid composition, consistent with an inhibition of stearoyl-coenzyme A desaturase in lactating ewes. Journal of Dairy Science 97 (2) pp. 1036-1046. 10.3168/jds.2013-7327 Cadair

Abecia, L., Waddams, K.E., Martinez Fernandez, G., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Ramos Morales, E., Newbold, C.J., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R. 2014. An Antimethanogenic Nutritional Intervention in Early Life of Ruminants Modifies Ruminal Colonization by Archaea. Archaea 2014 841463 10.1155/2014/841463 Cadair

2013

Martinez-Fernandez, G., Abecia, L., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Ramos Morales, E., Hervas, G., Molina-Alcaide, E., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R. 2013. In vitro-in vivo study on the effects of plant compounds on rumen fermentation, microbial abundances and methane emissions in goats. Animal 7 (12) pp. 1925-1934. 10.1017/S1751731113001699 Cadair

Ramos Morales, E., Martinez-Fernandez, G., Abecia, L., Martin-Garcia, A.I., Molina-Alcaide, E., Yáñez-Ruiz, D.R. 2013. Garlic derived compounds modify ruminal fatty acid biohydrogenation and induce shifts in the Butyrivibrio community in continuous-culture fermenters. Animal Feed Science and Technology 184 (1-4) pp. 38-48. 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2013.05.017 Cadair

2012

Ramos Morales, E., Mata Espinosa, M.A., McKain, N., Wallace, R.J. 2012. Ricinoleic acid inhibits methanogenesis and fatty acid biohydrogenation in ruminal digesta from sheep and in bacterial cultures. Journal of Animal Science 90 (13) pp. 4943-4950. 10.2527/jas.2011-4670 Cadair