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Microbial indentification of the Nichupte-Bojorquez coastal lagoon in Cancun, Mexico

Leon-Galvan, Ma Fabiola; Cabajal, Noel; Frickey, Tancred; Santos, Letitia


The microbial community of the Nichupte-Bojorquez lagoon system located in Cancun, Mexico was evaluated using surface-water samples that were collected before and after the hurricane Wilma impacted the area on October 2005. The analysis was done using a culture-independent molecular approach involving Amplified Ribosomal DNA Restriction Analysis, and CLuster ANalysis of Sequences. A total of 61 16S ribosomal RNA genes were differentially selected and screened. The results show a bacterial...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Aquatic Ecology
DOI: 10.1007/s10452-008-9171-1


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