Publications

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles in journals

2018

Ausmees K., Ehrlich-Peets K., Vallas M., Veskioja A., Rammul K., Rehema A., Zilmer M., Songisepp E., Kullisaar T. (2018) Fermented whey product improves the quality of life of males with moderate urinary tract symptoms. PlosOne accepted

2017

Jõudu, I., Henno, M., Kaart, T., Veskioja, A., & Ots, M. (2017). Changes in rheological properties of Edam-type cheese during ripening. Agricultural and Food Science, 26(4), 198–206. https://doi.org/10.23986/afsci.63132

2017

Rätsep M., Kõljalg S., Sepp E., Smidt I., Truusalu K., Songisepp E., Stsepetova J., Naaber P., Mikelsaar R.H., Mikelsaar M. (2017). A combination of the probiotic and prebiotic product can prevent the germination of Clostridium difficile spores and infection. Anaerobe. Oct, 47:94-103.

2016

Mikelsaar M., Sepp E., Štšepetova J., Songisepp E., Mändar R. (2016). Biodiversity of Intestinal Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Healthy Population. Adv Exp Med Biol. 932:1-64

2015

Le Roy CI., Štšepetova J., Sepp E., Songisepp E., Claus SP., Mikelsaar M. (2015). New insights into the impact of Lactobacillus population on host-bacteria metabolic interplay. Oncotarget. Oct 13,6(31): 30545-56.

2015

Hütt P., Songisepp E., Rätsep M., Mahlapuu R., Kilk K., Mikelsaar M. (2015). Impact of probiotic L. plantarum TENSIA in different dairy products on anthropometric and blood biochemical indices of healthy adults. Benef Microbes 6(3):233-43

2014

Pretto D., Vallas M., Pärna E., Tänavots A., Kiiman H., Kaart T. (2014). Short communication: Genetic correlation and heritability of milk coagulation traits within and across lactations in Holstein cows using multiple-lactation random regression animal models. J Dairy Sci 97:1–5 (http://dx.doi.org/ 10.3168/jds.2014-8270).

2014

Rätsep M., Naaber P., Kõljalg S., Smidt I., Shkut E., Sepp E. (2014). Effect of Lactobacillus plantarum strains on clinical isolates of Clostridium difficile in vitro. Journal of Probiotic and Health. 2:1

2013

Sharafedtinov K., Plotnikova O., Alexeeva R., Sentsova., T., Songisepp E., Stsepetova J., Smidt., I., Mikelsaar., M. (2013). Hypocaloric diet supplemented with probiotic cheese improves body mass index and blood pressure indices of obese hypertensive patients - a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study. Nutrition Journal., 12., 138 - 159.

2013

Kullisaar T., Türk S., Punab M., Veskioja A.., Songisepp E., Zilmer K., Zilmer M. (2013). Dietary Modification of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms with Fermented Whey Product. Open J Urol, 3: 114-120

2013

Raudsepp P., Anton D., Roasto M., Meremäe K., Pedastsaar P., Mäesaar M., Raal A., Laikoja, K., Püssa, T. (2013). The antioxidative and antimicrobial properties of the blue honeysuckle (Lonicera caerulea L.), Siberian rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum L.) and some other plants, compared to ascorbic acid and sodium nitrite. Food Control, 31:129 – 135.

2013

Harzia H., Kilk K., Ariko T., Kass M., Soomets U., Jõudu I., Kaart T., Arney D., Kärt O., Ots M. (2013) Glycerol as glycogenic precursor in feed., effects on milk coagulation properties and metabolic profiles. J Dairy Res, 80 (2): 190-196.

2013

Kass M., Ariko T., Samarütel J., Ling K., Jaakson H., Kaart T., Arney D., Kärt O., Ots M. (2013). Long-term oral drenching of crude glycerol to primiparous dairy cows in early lactation. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 184(1-4); 58 - 66.

2013

Harzia H., IlvesA., Ots M., Henno M., Jõudu I., Kaart T., Ling K., Kärt O., Kilk K., Soomets U (2013). Alterations in milk metabolome and coagulation ability during the lactation of dairy cows. J Dairy Sci, 96(10): 6440 - 6448.

2012

Songisepp E., Hütt P., Rätsep M., Shkut E., Kõljalg S., Truusalu K., Stsepetova J., Smidt I., Kolk H., Zagura M., Mikelsaar. M. (2012). Safety of probiotic cheese containing Lactobacillus plantarum Tensia according to a variety of health indices in different age groups. J Dairy Sci., 95(10):5495 - 5509.

2011

Pretto D., Kaart T., Vallas M., Jõudu I., Henno M., Ancilotto L., Cassandro M., Pärna E. (2011). Relationships between milk coagulation property traits analyzed with different methodologies. JDairy Sci. 94(9):4336 – 4346

2011

Štšepetova J., Sepp E., Kolk H., Lõivukene K., Songisepp E., Mikelsaar M. (2011). Diversity and metabolic impact of intestinal Lactobacillus sp. in healthy adults and the elderly. British J Nutr., 105(8):1235-44

2010

Vallas M., Bovenhuis H., Kaart T., Pärna K., Kiiman H., Pärna E. (2010). Genetic parameters for milk coagulation properties in Estonian Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci., 93:3789 - 3796.

2010

Meremäe K., Roasto M., Tamme T., Ivanova M., Hänninen M -L., Elias P . (2010). In vitro study of the antimicrobial effect of selected probiotics combined with prebiotics on Campylobacter jejuni. – Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene., 61(4)., 132 – 138.

2010

Meremäe K., Elias Priit., Tamme., Terje., Kramarenko., Toomas., Lillenberg., Merike., Karus., Avo., Hänninen M –L., Roasto M. (2010). The occurrence of Campylobacter spp. in Estonian broiler chicken production in 2002 - 2007. – Food Control., 21(3): 272 – 275.

2010

Kaldmäe H., Olt A., Ots M., Kärt O. (2010). Erinevate kindlustuslisandite mõju lutsernisilo kvaliteedile. – Agraarteadus., XXI(1-2): 8 – 13.

2010

Kaldmäe H., Leming R., Kass M., Lember A., Tölp S., Kärt O. (2010). Chemical composition and nutritional value of heat-treated and cold-pressed rapeseed cake. – Veterinarija ir Zootechnika., 49(71): 55 – 60.

2010

Kaldmäe H., Olt A., Ots M., Kärt O.(2010). Erinevate kindlustuslisandite mõju lutsernisilo kvaliteedile. – Agraarteadus., XXI., nr 1-2., 8 – 13.

2010

Mikelsaar M., Stsepetova J., Hütt P., Kolk H., Sepp E., Lõivukene K., Zilmer K., Zilmer M. (2010). Intestinal Lactobacillus sp. is associated with some cellular and metabolic characteristics of blood in elderly people . Anaerobe , 16(3): 240 - 246.

2010

Truusalu K., Kullisaar T., Hütt P., Mahlapuu R., Aunapuu M., Arend A., Zilmer M., Mikelsaar R., Mikelsaar M. (2010). Immunological., antioxidative., and morphological response in combined treatment of ofloxacin and Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3 probiotic in Salmonella Typhimurium murine model. APMIS., Nov., 118 (11):864 - 72.

2010

Kullisaar T., Songisepp E., Aunapuu M., Kilk K., Arend A., Mikelsaar M., Rehema A., Zilmer M. (2010). Complete Glutathione System in Probiotic L. fermentum ME-3. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology., 46(5)., 481 - 486.

2009

Kaldmäe H., Kärt O., Olt A., Selge A., Keres. I. (2009). Inonculant effects on red clover silage: fermentation products and nutritive value. – Agronomy Res., 7( 2): 793 –800.

2009

Kaasik A., Ots M., Leming R. (2009). Relationship between the content of rumen degradable protein in dairy cow diets and emission of excreted ammonia nitrogen. – Veterinarija ir Zootechnika., 47(69):16 – 22.

2009

Jõudu I., Henno M., Värv S., Viinalass., H., Püssa T., Kaart T., Kärt O. (2009). Ülevaade Eesti veiste piima laapumisomadustest ja seda mõjutavatest teguritest. – Agraarteadus., XX(1): 3 – 14.

2009

Jõudu I., Henno M., Värv S., Viinalass H., Püssa T., Kaart T., Arney D., Kärt O. (2009). The effect of milk proteins on milk coagulation properties in Estonian dairy breeds. – Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics. 46(68): 14 – 19.

2008

Jõudu I., Henno M., Kaart T., Püssa T., Kärt O. (2008). The effect of milk proteins contents on the rennet coagulation properties of milk from individual dairy cows. – Int Dairy J., 18:964 - 967.

2008

Henno M., Ots M, Jõudu I., Kaart T., Kärt O. (2008). Factors affecting the freezing point stability of milk from individual cows. – Int Dairy J 18:210 – 215

2008

Huhtanen P., Seppälä A., Ots M., Ahvenjarvi S., Rinne M. (2008). In vitro gas production profiles to estimate extent and effective firstorder rate of NDF digestion in the rumen. – Journal of Animal Science., 86(3)., 651 – 659.

2007

Pärna E., Kiiman H., Vallas M., Viinalass H., Saveli O., Pärna K. (2007). Development of a breeding objective for Estonian Holstein cattle. Agricultural and Food Science., Vol. 16., No. 3., pp. 212-221.

2007

Pärna E., Kiiman H., Vallas M., Viinalass H., Saveli O., Pärna K. (2007). Development of a breeding objective for Estonian Holstein cattle. Agricultural and Food Science., Vol. 16., No. 3., pp. 212-221.

2007

Jaakson H., Ling K., Kaldmäe H., Samarütel J., Kaart T., Kärt O. (2007). Influence of pre-partum feeding on periparturient metabolic status in Estonian Holstein cows. Veterinarija ir Zootechnika., 40(62):14-21.

2007

3Stsepetova J., Sepp E., Julge K., Vaughan E., Mikelsaar M., Willem de Vos. (2007). Molecularly assessed shifts of Bifidobacterium ssp. and less diverse microbial communities are characteristic of 5-year-old allergic children. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol 51: 260-269.

2007

Kõll P., Mändar R., Marcotte H., Leibur H., Mikelsaar M., Hammarström L. (2007). Characterization of oral lactobacilli as potential probiotics for oral health. Oral Microbiol. Immunol. 22: 1-9.

2007

Hütt P., Shchepetova J., Lõivukene K., Kullisaar T., Mikelsaar M. (2007). Antagonistic activity of probiotic lactobacilli and bifidobacteria against entero- and uropathogens. J. Appl. Microbiology., 100:1324-1332.

2007

Jaakson H., Ling K., Kaldmäe H., Samarütel J., Kaart T., Kärt O. (2007). Influence of pre-partum feeding on post-partum intake., production and energy balance in Estonian Holstein cows. Veterinarija ir Zootechnika., 40(62):22-28.

2007

Mihhejev K., Henno M., Ots M., Rihma E., Elias P., Kuusik S., Kärt O. (2007). Effects of fat-rich oil cakes on cheese fatty acid composition., and on cheese quality. – Veterinarija ir Zootechnika., 40(62):55 – 61.

2007

Ling K., Waldmann A., Samarütel J., Jaakson H., Kaart T., Leesmäe A. (2007). Field trial on the relation of blood metabolites and body condition score to the recurrence of luteal activity in Estonian Holstein cows. Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series a-Physiology Pathology Clinical Medicine., 54(7):337 - 341.

2007

Juhkam K., Elias P., Roasto M., Tamme T. (2007). Viability of Lactobacillus acidophilus in yoghurt containing inulin or oligofructose during refrigerated storage. – Milchwissenschaft., 62(1):52 – 54.

2007

Kaldmäe H., Olt A., Ots M.., Kärt O., Songisepp E. (2007). Bioloogilise lisandi mõju punase ristiku-timuti silo fermentatsioonile ja toiteväärtusele.– Agraarteadus., XVIII(1)., 3 – 14.

2007

Jõudu I., Henno M., Värv S., Kaart T., Kärt O.., Kalamees K. (2007). Milk protein genotypes and milk coagulation properties of Estonian Native cattle. – Agricultural and Food Science., 16.:222 – 231.

2006

Rinne M., Olt A., Nousiainen J., Seppälä A., Tuori M., Paul C., Fraser M.D., Huhtanen., P. (2006). Prediction of legume silage digestibility from various laboratory methods. Grass and Forage Science 61: 354-362.

2005

Kübarsepp I., Henno M., Viinalass H., Sabre D. (2005). Effect of k-casein and β- lactoglobulin genotypes on the milk rennet coagulation properties. Agronomy Research., 3(1):55 - 64.

2005

Songisepp E., Kals J., Kullisaar T., Hütt P., Mändar R., Zilmer M., Mikelsaar M. (2005). Evaluation of the functional efficacy of a probiotic in healthy volunteers. Nutr J , 4:22.

2005

Kübarsepp I., Henno M., Kärt O., Tupasela T. (2005). A comparison of the methods for determination of the rennet coagulation properties of milk. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica., Section A - Animal Science., 55(4): 145