High-Throughput Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes Using the OmniLog Phenotypic Microarray
High-throughput biochemical screening techniques are an important tool in phenotypic analysis of bacteria. New methods, simultaneously measuring many phenotype responses, increase the output of such investigations and allow a more complete overview of the bacterial phenotype, and how this may relate its genotype. This chapter describes the application of OmniLog Phenotype Microarray analysis, a high-throughput assay for the phenotypic characterization of bacterial strains across a variety of different traits, including nutrient utilization and antimicrobial sensitivity, to Listeria species.
KeywordsOmniLog Phenotypic microarray Biochemical characterization Nutrient utilization Antimicrobial sensitivity
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