Now showing items 1-4 of 4

    • Associations Between Nutrition, Gut Microbiome, and Health in A Novel Nonhuman Primate Model. 

      Clayton, Jonathan B; Al-Ghalith, Gabriel A; Long, Ha Thang; Tuan, Bui Van; Cabana, Francis; Huang, Hu; Vangay, Pajau; ... (21 authors) (Scientific reports, 2018-07-24)
      Red-shanked doucs (Pygathrix nemaeus) are endangered, foregut-fermenting colobine primates which are difficult to maintain in captivity. There are critical gaps in our understanding of their natural lifestyle, including ...
    • Captivity humanizes the primate microbiome. 

      Clayton, Jonathan B; Vangay, Pajau; Huang, Hu; Ward, Tonya; Hillmann, Benjamin M; Al-Ghalith, Gabriel A; Travis, Dominic A; ... (17 authors) (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2018-03-01)
      The primate gastrointestinal tract is home to trillions of bacteria, whose composition is associated with numerous metabolic, autoimmune, and infectious human diseases. Although there is increasing evidence that modern and ...
    • Dietary choices by four captive slender lorises (Loris tardigradus) when presented with various insect life stages. 

      Clayton, Jonathan B; Glander, Kenneth E (Zoo Biol, 2011-03)
      The slender loris (Loris tardigradus) is a rare, nocturnal prosimian found only in the tropical rainforest of southern India and Sri Lanka. Little is known about their diet, though it is assumed that insects comprise a majority ...
    • The gut microbiome of nonhuman primates: Lessons in ecology and evolution. 

      Clayton, Jonathan B; Gomez, Andres; Amato, Katherine; Knights, Dan; Travis, Dominic A; Blekhman, Ran; Knight, Rob; ... (13 authors) (American journal of primatology, 2018-06-04)
      The mammalian gastrointestinal (GI) tract is home to trillions of bacteria that play a substantial role in host metabolism and immunity. While progress has been made in understanding the role that microbial communities play ...