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Table 5 Rumen microbial populations in dairy goats fed different RDS diets

From: High rumen degradable starch decreased goat milk fat via trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid-mediated downregulation of lipogenesis genes, particularly, INSIG1

Population, % of total eubacteriadTreatmentcSEMeP-value
B.fibrisolvens + Pseudobutyrivibrio0.0146a0.0014b0.0003b0.002390.01
B. proteoclasticus0.0210.0280.0310.0040.78
B. hungatei0.00050.00030.00020.000080.48
S. bovis0.0040.0020.0020.00070.13
P. acnes, n × 10−62.282.854.040.3340.06
  1. a-b Means within the same row with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05)
  2. cTreatments were the LRDS diet (RDS = 20.52%), MRDS diet (RDS = 22.15%), and HRDS diet (RDS = 24.88%) with similar total starch contents
  3. dPopulations determined based on quantitative PCR using primers designed to target different members of Butyrivibrio/Pseudobutyrivibrio group, S. bovis, and P. acnes
  4. eSEM Standard error of mean