Actinomyces identification

Barbara MacGregor via methods%40net.bio.net (by bmacgreg from unc.edu)
Mon May 12 12:25:40 EST 2008


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> From: sahar fatima <qau_mic from yahoo.com>
> Date: May 12, 2008 6:20:45 AM EDT
> To: methods from magpie.bio.indiana.edu
> Subject: Actinomycetes identification
>
>
> Hi.
>   The primers used for bacteria for moleculer identification by  
> amplification of 16s rRNA can be used for actinomycetes or not? If  
> not then please tell which primers to be used for their  
> identification.
>   Thanks
>

Hello,

It depends which primers you are talking about... The ProbeBase site  
(www.microbial-ecology.de/probebase/) is one convenient place you can  
check.

Barbara MacGregor


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