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The intestinal bacterial community in the food waste-reducing larvae of Hermetia illucens

Title
The intestinal bacterial community in the food waste-reducing larvae of Hermetia illucens
Authors
Jeon H.Park S.Choi J.Jeong G.Lee S.-B.Choi Y.Lee S.-J.
Ewha Authors
정길상
Issue Date
2011
Journal Title
Current Microbiology
ISSN
0343-8651JCR Link
Citation
vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 1390 - 1399
Indexed
SCI; SCIE; SCOPUS WOS scopus
Abstract
As it is known that food waste can be reduced by the larvae of Hermetia illucens (Black soldier fly, BSF), the scientific and commercial value of BSF larvae has increased recently. We hypothesised that the ability of catabolic degradation by BSF larvae might be due to intestinal microorganisms. Herein, we analysed the bacterial communities in the gut of BSF larvae by pyrosequencing of extracting intestinal metagenomic DNA from larvae that had been fed three different diets. The 16S rRNA sequencing results produced 9737, 9723 and 5985 PCR products from larval samples fed food waste, cooked rice and calf forage, respectively. A BLAST search using the EzTaxon program showed that the bacterial community in the gut of larvae fed three different diets was mainly composed of the four phyla with dissimilar proportions. Although the composition of the bacterial communities depended on the different nutrient sources, the identified bacterial strains in the gut of BSF larvae represented unique bacterial species that were unlike the intestinal microflora of other insects. Thus, our study analysed the structure of the bacterial communities in the gut of BSF larvae after three different feedings and assessed the application of particular bacteria for the efficient degradation of organic compounds. © 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.
DOI
10.1007/s00284-011-9874-8
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