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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Michael Flythe
Forage-Animal Production Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (859) 257-1647
Fax: (859) 257-3334
Room N-220
1100 S. LIMESTONE-AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE BUILDING N.
UNIVERSITY OF KY CAMPUS
LEXINGTON, KY, 40546

Projects
Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423805
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424287
ON-FARM BIOMASS PROCESSING: TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED HIGH SOLIDS TRANSPORTING/STORING/PROCESSING SYSTEM
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422023
On-farm Biomass Processing: Towards an Integrated High Solids Transporting/Storing/Processing System (UKRF Subaward No. 3048109826-13-061)
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423960

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Inhibition of fructan-fermenting equine fecal bacteria and Streptococcus bovis by hops (Humulus lupulus L.) ß-acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, B.E., Lawrence, L.M., Kagan, I., Flythe, M.D. 2014. Inhibition of fructan-fermenting equine fecal bacteria and Streptococcus bovis by hops (Humulus lupulus L.) ß-acid. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 117:329-339.
Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass using Fenton chemistry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kato, D., Elia, N.M., Flythe, M.D., Lynn, B.C. 2014. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass using Fenton chemistry. Bioresource Technology. 162:273-278.
Thin-layer chromatographic (TLC) separations and bioassays of plant extracts to identify antimicrobial compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kagan, I., Flythe, M.D. 2014. Thin-layer chromatographic (TLC) separations and bioassays of plant extracts to identify antimicrobial compounds. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 85:e51411. doi:10.3791/51411.
Antimicrobial activity of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) extract on caprine hyper ammonia-producing bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flythe, M.D., Harrison, B., Kagan, I., Klotz, J.L., Gellin, G.L., Goff, B.M., Aiken, G.E. 2013. Antimicrobial activity of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) extract on caprine hyper ammonia-producing bacteria. Agriculture, Food and Analytical Bacteriology. 3:176-185.
Diarrhea-associated pathogens, lactobacilli and cellulolytic bacteria in equine feces: responses to antibiotic challenge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, B.E., Lawrence, L.M., Flythe, M.D. 2013. Diarrhea-associated pathogens, lactobacilli and cellulolytic bacteria in equine feces: responses to antibiotic challenge. Veterinary Microbiology. 166:225-232.
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) fermentation by sequential culture of Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium beijerinckii: effect of particle size on gas production - (Abstract Only)
Elia, N.M., Flythe, M.D., Nokes, S.E. 2013. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) fermentation by sequential culture of Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium beijerinckii: effect of particle size on gas production. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. 207:2476.
Evaluation of PCR-DGGE as a method to recapitulate host phylogeny by fecal microbial community fingerprint - (Abstract Only)
Flythe, M.D., Lawrence, L.M., Strasinger, L.A., Fisher, T.M., Gellin, G.L., Harlow, B.E. 2013. Evaluation of PCR-DGGE as a method to recapitulate host phylogeny by fecal microbial community fingerprint. Congress on Gastrointestinal Function. 67-68.
Factors affecting the separation and bioactivity of red clover (Trifolium pratense) extracts assayed against Clostridium sticklandii, a ruminal hyper ammonia-producing bacterium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kagan, I., Flythe, M.D. 2012. Factors affecting the separation and bioactivity of red clover (Trifolium pratense) extracts assayed against Clostridium sticklandii, a ruminal hyper ammonia-producing bacterium. Natural Product Communications. 12:1557-1690.
Metabolic control of Clostridium thermocellum via selective inhibition and compensatory product formation - (Abstract Only)
Flythe, M.D. 2012. Metabolic control of Clostridium thermocellum via selective inhibition and compensatory product formation. Global Biofuels & Bioproducts Summit (OMICS Group Conferences). 3:7.
Bacterial colonization of the equine gut; comparison of mare and foal pairs by PCR-DGGE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Earing, J.R., During, A.C., Gellin, G.L., Lawrence, L.M., Flythe, M.D. 2012. Bacterial colonization of the equine gut; comparison of mare and foal pairs by PCR-DGGE. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2:79-86.
Metabolic control of Clostridium thermocellum via inhibition of hydrogenase activity and the glucose transport rate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Knutson, B.L., Nokes, S.E., Lynn, B.C., Flythe, M.D. 2012. Metabolic control of Clostridium thermocellum via inhibition of hydrogenase activity and the glucose transport rate. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 93(4):1777-1784.
Effect of alfalfa (medicago sativa) on fermentation profile and nutritive value of switchgrass (panicum virgatum) and bermudagrass (cynodon dactylon) silages - (Proceedings) - (10-Jul-11)
Phytochemicals that modulate amino acid and peptide catabolism by caprine rumen microbes - (Abstract Only)
Flythe, M.D., Kagan, I., Gellin, G.L., Goff, B.M., Aiken, G.E., Cheeke, P.R. 2011. Phytochemicals that modulate amino acid and peptide catabolism by caprine rumen microbes. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. p. 470.786.
Ergot alkaloids: toxicokinetics and vascular effects - (Book / Chapter)
Strickland, J.R., Brown, K.R., Aiken, G.E., Klotz, J.L., Flythe, M.D. 2012. Ergot alkaloids: toxicokinetics and vascular effects. International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses. pgs 14-19.
Board-Invited Review: St Anthony's Fire in Livestock: Causes Mechanisms and Potential Solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strickland, J.R., Looper, M.L., Matthews, J.C., Rosekrans, Jr, C., Flythe, M.D., Brown, K.R. 2011. BOARD-INVITED REVIEW: St Anthony's fire in livestock: causes mechanisms and potential solutions. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1603-1626.
Decreased competiveness of the foodborne pathogen, Campylobacter jejuni, co-culture with the hyper-ammonia anaerobe, Clostridium aminophilum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.C., Flythe, M.D., Krueger, N.A., Callaway, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2010. Decreased competitiveness of the foodborne pathogen, Campylobacter jejuni, co-culture with the hyper-ammonia anaerobe, Clostridium aminophilum. Folia Microbiologica. 55:309-311.
Ergot Alkaloids: Toxicokinetics and Vascular Effects in Grazing Animals - (Abstract Only)
Strickland, J.R., Aiken, G.E., Klotz, J.L., Flythe, M.D., Brown, K.R. 2010. Ergot Alkaloids: Toxicokinetics and Vascular Effects in Grazing Animals. International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses. pp 103-104.
Profiling the Change in Fecal Microbial Populations of Mares and Foals Over Time - (Abstract Only)
Earing, J.E., Durig, A.C., Gellin, G.L., Flythe, M.D., Lawrence, L.M. 2010. Profiling the Change in Fecal Microbial Populations of Mares and Foals Over Time. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA.
Effects of hops (Humulus lupulus L.) extract on volatile fatty acid production by rumen bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flythe, M.D., Aiken, G.E. 2010. Effects of hops (Humulus lupulus L.) extract on volatile fatty acid production by rumen bacteria. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109(4):1169-1176.
Investigtion of the metabolic inhibition observed in solid-substrate cultivation of Clostidium thermocellum on avicel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dharmagadda, V.S., Nokes, S.E., Strobel, H.J., Flythe, M.D. 2010. Investigtion of the metabolic inhibition observed in solid-substrate cultivation of Clostidium thermocellum on avicel. Bioresource Technology. 101:6039-6044.
Antimicrobial Effects of Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Phenolic Extract on the Ruminal Hyper Ammonia-producing Bacterium, Clostridium sticklandii SR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flythe, M.D., Kagan, I. 2010. Antimicrobial Effects of Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Phenolic Extract on the Ruminal Hyper Ammonia-producing Bacterium, Clostridium sticklandii SR. Curr Microbiol (2010) 61:125-131.
The Antimicrobial Effects of Hops (Humulus lupulus L.) on Ruminal Hyper Ammonia-Producing Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flythe, M.D. 2009. The Antimicrobial Effects of Hops (Humulus lupulus L.) on Ruminal Hyper Ammonia-Producing Bacteria. The Society for Applied Microbiology, Letters in Applied Microbiology. 48, 712-717.
The Effects of Monensin on Amino Acid Catabolizing Bacteria Isolated from the Boer Goat Rumen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flythe, M.D., Andries, K. 2009. The Effects of Monensin on Amino Acid Catabolizing Bacteria Isolated from the Boer Goat Rumen. Small Ruminant Research. 81. 178-181
The Effect of Toxic Tall Fescue on Cellobiose-Utilizing Populations in the Bovine Rumen - (Abstract Only)
Flythe, M.D., Gellin, G.L., Klotz, J.L., Strickland, J.R., Brown, K.R., Matthews, J.C., Boling, J.A. 2008. The Effect of Toxic Tall Fescue on Cellobiose-Utilizing Populations in the Bovine Rumen. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. ISBN 978-1555814939. Z-040 (Abstract CD).
Ergot Alkaloid Effects on Animal Physiology - (Abstract Only)
Strickland, J.R., Kirch, B.H., Klotz, J.L., Smith, L.L., Aiken, G.E., Flythe, M.D. 2008. Ergot Alkaloid Effects on Animal Physiology. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Published on Compact Disc, distributed at meeting; Abstract #1843. (http://srm.confex.com/srm/2008/techprogram/P1843.HTM).
The effect of acidic pH on the ability of Clostridium sporogenes MD1 to take up and retain intracellular potassium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flythe, M.D., Russell, J.B. 2006. The effect of acidic pH on the ability of Clostridium sporogenes MD1 to take up and retain intracellular potassium. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters. 12:245-252.
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