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Analysis of respiratory quinones
Extraction and purification of the respiratory quinones, followed by HPLC analysis and quantification. Can be coupled with mass spectrometry to analyse complex mixtures. Provides an indication of the type of energy metabolism (aerobic vs anaerobic)
Analysis of structural components of the cells (fatty-acids, cell wall sugars, polar lipids, mycolic acids, antigens)