Chapter 3. Genotypic characters

  1. Niall A. Logan BSc, PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch3

Bacterial Systematics

Bacterial Systematics

How to Cite

Logan, N. A. (1994) Genotypic characters, in Bacterial Systematics, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch3

Author Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037759

Online ISBN: 9781444313949



  • nucleotide sequences of complete bacterial genomes;
  • immobilized DNA reassociation assay;
  • polymerase chain reaction stages;
  • genotypic characters;
  • immobilized DNA reassociation assay;
  • competition method of DNA reassociation assay;
  • restriction endonuclease analysis;
  • ribosomal RNA and genome;
  • DNA sequencing for application to rRNAs


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation

  • DNA analysis

  • Ribosomal RNA analysis

  • Gene transfer