THE ENUMERATION OF AQUATIC BACTERIA USING DAPI

@inproceedings{Robarts1981THEEO,
  title={THE ENUMERATION OF AQUATIC BACTERIA USING DAPI},
  author={Richard D. Robarts and Lyn M. Sephton},
  year={1981}
}
SUMMARY A comparison was made between acridine orange (AO) and 4'6-diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI), a highly sensitive DNA fluorescing stain, for enumerating aquatic bacteria. When water samples were processed in a darkened room and a final DAPI concentration of 0,05 μg ml −1 was used, there was no significant difference between the population estimates obtained with AO and DAPI. With DAPI, bacteria are more easily distinguished from other particulate matter than when stained with AO. The… CONTINUE READING

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