The intestinal microbiome of the pig.

  title={The intestinal microbiome of the pig.},
  author={Richard Isaacson and Hyeun Bum Kim},
  journal={Animal health research reviews},
  volume={13 1},
The intestinal microbiome has been the subject of study for many decades because of its importance in the health and well being of animals. The bacterial components of the intestinal microbiome have closely evolved as animals have and in so doing contribute to the overall development and metabolic needs of the animal. The microbiome of the pig has been the subject of many investigations using culture-dependent methods and more recently using culture-independent techniques. A review of the… CONTINUE READING