Browsing by Author "Abbott, D. Wade"

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  • Yamashita, Justin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 2016)
    Dietary fibre fermentation produces short-chain fatty acids, including butyrate (NaB). NaB increases histone tail acetylation within the chromatin of colonic cells, a process associated with increased gene expression. ...
  • Uddin, Muhammed Salah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2016)
    The discovery and characterization of enzymes that catalyze new reactions, and increase the rate or efficiency of bioconversion are promising lines of biotechnological research. In this regard the rumen anaerobic fungi ...
  • Thomas, Dallas K.; Lone, Abdul G.; Selinger, L. Brent; Taboada, Eduardo N.; Uwiera, Richard R.E.; Abbott, D. Wade; Inglis, G. Douglas (Public LIbrary of ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research CentreUniversity of LethbridgePublic Health Agency of CanadaUniversity of Alberta, 2014)
    Campylobacteriosis incited by C. jejuni is a significant enteric disease of human beings. A person working with two reference strains of C. jejuni National Collection of Type Cultures (NCTC) 11168 developed symptoms ...
  • Buchanan, Cody J.; Webb, Andrew L.; Mutschall, Steven K.; Kruczkiewicz, Peter; Barker, Dillon Oliver Reese; Hetman, Benjamin M.; Gannon, Victor P. J.; Abbott, D. Wade; Thomas, James E.; Inglis, G. Douglas; Taboada, Eduardo N. (Frontiers MediaArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeNational Microbiology Laboratory at LethbridgeLethbridge Research and Development Centre, 2017)
    Campylobacter jejuni is a leading human enteric pathogen worldwide and despite an improved understanding of its biology, ecology, and epidemiology, limited tools exist for identifying strains that are likely to cause ...
  • McLean, Richard; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2016)
    As strategies for engineering the enteric microflora continue to advance, the vision of a future with a secondary, artificial immune system increasingly comes into focus. There are numerous challenges that will need to be ...
  • Anele, Anuoluwapo; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2016)
    Developing alternatives to the use of antimicrobials is essential to maintaining the sustainability of animal production and lowering the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance. Prebiotics have not been readily adopted due ...
  • Farnell, Benjamin J. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2014)
    Homogalacturonan (HG) is a structural plant cell wall polysaccharide and a key source of dietary fiber. The human genome does not contain a single enzyme known to be involved in pectin digestion, and therefore, in order ...