Diversity of Gut Bacteria of Reticulitermes flavipes as Examined by 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing and Amplified rDNA Restriction Analysis

@article{Fisher2007DiversityOG,
  title={Diversity of Gut Bacteria of Reticulitermes flavipes as Examined by 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing and Amplified rDNA Restriction Analysis},
  author={Marc Lewis Fisher and Dini M Miller and Carlyle C. Brewster and Claudia Husseneder and Allan W. Dickerman},
  journal={Current Microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={55},
  pages={254-259}
}
The phylogenetic species richness of the bacteria in the gut of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes was examined using near full-length 16S rRNA gene sequencing and amplified rDNA restriction analysis (ARDRA). We amplified the genes by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) directly from a mixed population of termite gut bacteria and isolated them using cloning techniques. Sequence analysis of 42 clones identified a broad taxonomic range of ribotypes from six phyla within the domain Bacteria… 
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