Publications: Animal Microbiome

Animal and insect microbial ecology

  • Borrelli L, Aceto S, Agnisola C, De Paolo S, Dipineto L, Stilling RM, Dinan, TG, Cryan JF, Menna LF, Fioretti A. (2016) Probiotic modulation of the microbiota-gut-brain axis and behavior in zebrafish. Sci Rep 6:30046.
  • Borrelli L, Coretti L, Dipineto L, Bovera F, Menna F, Chiariotti L, Nizza A, Lembo F, Fioretti A. (2017) Insect-based diet, a promising nutritional source, modulates gut microbiota composition and SCFAs production in laying hens. Sci Rep 24;7(1):16269.
  • Bruno D, Bonelli M, De Filippis F, Di Lelio I, Tettamanti G, Casartelli M, Ercolini D, Caccia S. (2019) The Intestinal Microbiota of Hermetia illucens Larvae Is Affected by Diet and Shows a Diverse Composition in the Different Midgut Regions. Appl Environ Microbiol 85:e01864-18.
  • Buglione M, Maselli V, Rippa D, de Filippo G, Trapanese M, Fulgione D. (2018) A pilot study on the application of DNA metabarcoding for non-invasive diet analysis in the Italian hare. Mammalian Biology 88:31-42.
  • Caccia S, Di Lelio I, La Storia A, Marinelli A, Varricchio P, Franzetti E, Banyuls N, Tettamanti G, Casartelli M, Giordana B, Ferré J, Gigliotti S, Ercolini D, Pennacchio F. (2016) Midgut microbiota and host immunocompetence underlie Bacillus thuringiensis killing mechanism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 113:9486-9491.
  • De Martino L, Nocera FP, Mallardo K, Nizza S, Masturzo E, Fiorito F, Iovane G, Catalanotti P. (2016) An update on microbiological causes of canine otitis externa in Campania Region – Italy. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 6(5):384-389.
  • Lamagna B, Pasolini MP, Nizza S, Mallardo K, Formicola M, Costagliola A, Fatone G, Fiorito F, Paciello O, De Martino L. (2015) Conjunctival cytological examination, bacteriological culture, and antimicrobial resistance profiles of healthy Mediterranean buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) from Southern Italy. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 5(11):889–895.



Rumen fermentation

  • Amokrane S, Arhab R, Tudisco R, Rahab H, Infascelli F, Calabrò S. (2016) Effect of Chamaemelum nobile and chrysanthemum segetum extracts on ruminal methanogenesis, in vitro degradability and methane forming population. International Journal of Advanced Research 4:141-154.
  • Blaiotta G, Di Cerbo A, Murru N, Coppola R, Aponte M. (2016) Persistence of bacterial indicators and zoonotic pathogens in contaminated cattle wastes. BMC Microbiology 16(1):87.
  • Boussaada A, Arhab R, Calabrò S, Grazioli R, Ferrara M, Musco N, Thlidjane M, Cutrignelli MI. (2018) Effect of Eucalyptus globulus leaves extracts on in vitro rumen fermentation, methanogenesis, degradability and protozoa population. Annals of Animal Science 18(3):753-767.
  • Boussaada A, Arhab R, Calabrò S, Grazioli R, Ferrara M, Musco N, Cutrignelli MI, Tlidjane M. (2017) Comparison of the effect of olives leaves extracts (Olea europaea) on in vitro methane production, fermentation efficiency and protozoa activity. Global Veterinaria 18(6):445-453.
  • Musco N, Calabrò S, Infascelli F, Tudisco R, Lombardi P, Grossi M, Addi L, Neto BP, Cutrignelli MI. (2015) In vitro fermentation of structural carbohydrate-rich feeds using faecal inoculum from pigs. Italian Journal of Animal Science 14:557-562.
  • Musco N, Lombardi P, Calabrò S, Mastellone V, Tudisco R, Grossi M, Addi L, Grazioli R, Cutrignelli MI. (2016) Aloe arborescens supplementation in cat diet: Evaluation of effects by in vitro gas production technique. Italian Journal of Animal Science 15:407-411.