Fluorescence in situ hybridization and spectral imaging of coral-associated bacterial communities

Ainsworth, T.D., Fine, M., Blackall, L.L., and Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2006) Fluorescence in situ hybridization and spectral imaging of coral-associated bacterial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72 (4). pp. 3016-3020.

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Abstract

Microbial communities play important roles in the functioning of coral reef communities. However, extensive autofluorescence of coral tissues and endosymbionts limits the application of standard fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) techniques for the identification of the coral-associated bacterial communities. This study overcomes these limitations by combining FISH and spectral imaging.

Item ID: 1499
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1098-5336
Keywords: fluorescence in situ hybridization techniques, FISH, spectral imaging, microbes, bacteria, corals
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2007
FoR Codes: 10 TECHNOLOGY @ 0%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0605 Microbiology > 060501 Bacteriology @ 0%
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