Tracking down microbial communities via fatty acids analysis : analytical strategy for solid organic samples


Analysis of phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) composition is one of the most commonly used culture-independent tools for investigating microbial populations in ecological studies. This methodology provides qualitative and quantitative insights into the structure of the microbial community and indicates the main groups of microorganisms present and their… (More)

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