Title

Symbiotic Cellulose Degradation in Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas L

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1979

Abstract

A postgastric, fermentative breakdown of structural plant tissue was demonstrated for green turtles. About 90% cellulose was hydrolyzed. Bacterial and protozoan numbers compared with those of the rumen.

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Citation / Publisher Attribution

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v. 37, issue 2, p. 348-350

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