Bacterial Ecology in Arthropod Digestive Tracts Casey Eisele Significance of Research Arthropods aid in ruminant digestion Little research has been conducted using arthropods Studies suggest that arthropods benefit from both enzymatic activity (cellulose degradation)
Careful, they’re quick.
(1x10 ^5 cfu/mg)
Lactose —> Lactate —> Pyruvate/Acetic/Ethanol
Cellulose —> Simple Sugars (6 C)