, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 264–266 | Cite as

Untersuchung prozessrelevanter mikrobieller Populationen mittels RNA-SIP

  • Tillmann Lueders
Wissenschaft · Methoden Nachweis isotopisch markierter RNA


Stable isotope probing (SIP) of isotopically labelled RNA is well-established in environmental microbiology. The concept of a labelling-based detection of process-relevant microbes independent of cellular replication or growth allows for a direct handle on functionally relevant microbiome components. Although applied mostly for rRNA, RNA-SIP also holds the potential to detect labelled environmental transcripts, providing a targeted access to process-relevant gene expression in complex systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für GrundwasserökologieHelmholtz Zentrum München – Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)NeuherbergDeutschland

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