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Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting for Monitoring Microbial Cells

  1. Daniel Deere1,
  2. Graham Vesey2,
  3. Mark Gauci2,
  4. Nicholas Ashbolt3

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env126

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Deere, D., Vesey, G., Gauci, M. and Ashbolt, N. 2003. Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting for Monitoring Microbial Cells. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sydney Catchment Authority, Penrith, Australia

  2. 2

    Biotechfrontiers, North Ryde BC, Australia

  3. 3

    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Basics of FC

  • Applications

  • Rapid Methods Using FC

Keywords:

  • flow cytometry;
  • labelling of microbial cells (enzymatic, fluorescent, immunological, phylogenetic, and physiological labels);
  • sorting of microbial cells;
  • viable counts in environmental samples