Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2007.00853.x
Title: Recent advances in molecular techniques for the detection of phylogenetic markers and functional genes in microbial communities
Authors: Lau, S.C.K. 
Liu, W.-T. 
Keywords: Culture independent
Environmental microbiology
Microbial diversity
Microbial function
Molecular techniques
Issue Date: Oct-2007
Source: Lau, S.C.K., Liu, W.-T. (2007-10). Recent advances in molecular techniques for the detection of phylogenetic markers and functional genes in microbial communities. FEMS Microbiology Letters 275 (2) : 183-190. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2007.00853.x
Abstract: The detection and analysis of nucleic acids extracted from microbial communities are the ultimate ways to determine the diversity and functional capability of microbial communities in the environments. However, it remains a challenge to use molecular techniques for unequivocal determination and quantification of microbial species composition and functional activities. Considerable efforts have been made to enhance the capability of molecular techniques. Here an update of the recent developments in molecular techniques for environmental microbiology is provided. © 2007 Federation of European Microbiological Societies.
Source Title: FEMS Microbiology Letters
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/68027
ISSN: 03781097
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2007.00853.x
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