Standardizing methylation method during phospholipid fatty acid analysis to profile soil microbial communities

Publication year: 2011 Source: Journal of Microbiological Methods, Available online 22 December 2011 Taniya Roy Chowdhury, Richard P. Dick Phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) as biomarkers, are widely used to profile microbial communities in environmental samples. However, PLFA extraction and derivatization protocols are not standardized and have widely varied among published studies

Publication year: 2011 Source: Journal of Microbiological Methods, Available online 22 December 2011 Taniya Roy Chowdhury, Richard P. Dick Phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) as biomarkers, are widely used to profile microbial communities in environmental samples. However, PLFA extraction and derivatization protocols are not standardized and have widely varied among published studies

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Standardizing methylation method during phospholipid fatty acid analysis to profile soil microbial communities