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In situ hybridisation

Kevin Bown kevin.bown at camr.org.uk
Tue Jun 30 01:57:15 EST 1998

Dear Jem
I've used RNA based oligo probes targeted to both genomic 16S DNA and 
expressed 16S rRNA, as in situ probes to Legionella spp.  labelled with
these give good signals in mixed biofilms (created on glass or steel supports
in chemostats or in a model cooling tower). Other labels used include 
TRITC and carboxyfluorescein, allowing differential staining with 
mixed riboprobes. Please contact me if you need further information.


Kevin Bown,
Centre for Applied Microbiology & Research,
Wilts, SP4 OJG. UK.
Tel: +44(0)1980 612666
Fax: +44(0)1980 612731
e-mail: kevin.bown at camr.org.uk
pager: 01426 157893

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