The Intestinal Microflora of Hens as Influenced by Various Carbohydrates in a Biotin-deficient Ration.

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The chicken is an animal of great economic importance and is widely used in the assay of certain vitamins, but little is known about its intestinal flora. The first study of the microbial flora of the chicken's intestinal tract was conducted by Kern (1897). His investigations embraced not only the chicken and other gallinaceous birds, but many of the common… (More)

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@article{Johansson1948TheIM, title={The Intestinal Microflora of Hens as Influenced by Various Carbohydrates in a Biotin-deficient Ration.}, author={Kristina Johansson and W B Sarles and S K Shapiro}, journal={Journal of bacteriology}, year={1948}, volume={56 5}, pages={619-34} }