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).
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.01845172017.
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.01822352017.
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 Cadair2016.
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 Cadair2014.
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 Cadair2014.
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 Cadair2014.
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 Cadair2013.