Question

David Johnston dmj7 at bellsouth.net
Wed Jan 19 21:23:08 EST 2000


Genus:  Yes
Species:  Yes
Strain:  Depends, but some strains are defined on other attributes.  I
wouldn't count on this one.


On Mon, 17 Jan 2000 06:06:47 GMT, "Anson Li" <ansonli at infoserve.net>
wrote:

>Hi everyone,
>
>This may seem stupid...but I've always wondered about PCR ribosomoal
>typing.  If we amplify out the rRNA variable region, can we narrow
>a bacteria down to its genus level?  species?  or all the way down to its
>strain level?
>
>





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