I read your reply on Bacterial i.d. I'm currently trying to identify some
hydrocarbon utilising organisms which have been isolated from
environmental samples (soil and sediments). I don't really Know where to
start, as you'll know this metabolic capacity is common to a large and
heterogenous group. If you could point me in the right direction I'd be
really grateful. Thanks. Jacqui Shand, Phd Student, University of York.