Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

10-22-2013

Abstract

'TRFs useful for identifying strains of interest are provided. A method of identifying one or more strain that can be used as a direct-fed microbial is also provided. One or more strain identified by the method is additionally provided. A method is also provided for administering to an animal an effective amount of the one or more strain. Additionally provided is an isolated strain chosen from at least one of Lactobacillus acidophilus strain PlB c6 (NRRL B-50103), Lactobacillus salivarius strain o246e 33w (NRRL B-50102), Pediococcus acidilactici strain o246e 42 (NRRL B-50171), and Pediococcus acidilactici strain PlJ e3 (NRRL B-50101). An isolated strain having all of the identifying characteristics of one of the strains listed above is also provided. One or more strain can be administered as a direct-fed microbial to an animal. Methods of preparing a direct-fed microbial are also provided.

Department

Animal Science

Patent Number

US8563295; AU2010203379 (B2); CA2749178 (C); JP5770640 (B2)

Application Number

US20100183574 A1

Application Published

7-22-2010

Application Filed

1-12-2010

Assignee

DuPont Nutrition Biosciences ApS (Copenhagen, DK); The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Charles Maxwell, Department of Animal Science

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