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Amplified Ribosomal DNA Restriction Analysis (ARDRA)

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DNA amplification by PCR of the 16S rDNA gene, followed by digestion with specific restriction enzymes, which generates a unique fingerprint of each isolate. Can be used to make phylogenetic studies of environmental samples by cloning the 16S rDNA genes of the sample


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Molecular typing and phylogenetic analysis

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Strain typing based on differences in the DNA sequence of the isolates or environmental samples. Used, for example, for strain typing/differentiation, for phylogenetic analysis or to study the microbial diversity of environmental samples. The service includes consultancy to define the most suitable method considering the type of sample or the taxonomic group of the strain of interest

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