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Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Dec;73(24):8012-7. Epub 2007 Oct 12.

Effect of feeding cows genetically modified maize on the bacterial community in the bovine rumen.

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Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern, Buehlstr. 28, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland. christiane.albrecht@mci.unibe.ch

Abstract

Rumen-cannulated cows (n = 4) were fed successively silage made from either conventional or genetically modified (GM) maize. Results revealed no effects of GM maize on the dynamics of six ruminal bacterial strains (investigated by real-time PCR) compared to the conventional maize silage.

PMID:
17933942
PMCID:
PMC2168158
DOI:
10.1128/AEM.01060-06
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