Application of Molecular Microbiology to Environmental Forensics

Andrew S. Ball, Jules Pretty, Rakhi Mahmud, Eric Adetutu

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The application of microbiology to environmental forensic investigations includes a range of subdisciplines, including microbial physiology, molecular microbial ecology, and microbial biochemistry. Microbial forensics employs a range of techniques to trace a contaminant through the environment using a microbial marker. Many of these techniques, such as selective isolation
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMethods in Environmental Forensics
EditorsStephen Mudge
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Print)978-0-8493-5007-8
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 14 Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

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