Rumen Microbes

  • Isolation and characterization of seven tannin degrading bacteria-Streptococcus gallolyticus, from goat
  • Isolation and characterization of fibre degrading bacteria includes Ruminococcus flavefaciens, Prevotella sp. and Butyrivibrio sp. from buffaloes and cattle,
  • Isolation and characterization of nitrate reducing and cellulose degrading E. coli from buffalo
  • Two genera of archaea viz., Methanomicrobium mobile and Methanobrevibacterium ruminantium were identified and preserved
  • Important rumen fungi isolated and preserved includes- Anaeromyces sp., Orpinomyces intercalaris and Orpinomyces joyonii from buffaloes; Piromyces spp. and Neocallimastix spp. from goats
  • Three important rumen bacteria viz., Streptococcus equinus, Streptococcus bovis and Streptococcus sp. L10 from camels have been isolated, characterized and preserved.