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Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2009 Jul;73(7):1665-8. Epub 2009 Jul 7.

Analysis of gene transcripts in a crude oil-degrading marine microbial community.

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  • 1Hashimoto Light Energy Conversion Project, ERATO, JST, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan.


We established a procedure for analyzing gene transcripts in a microbial community of unknown genomic background. Analysis of a crude oil-degrading marine microbial community detected the expression of genes related to the biodegradation of fatty acids and the biosynthesis of glycolipids probably involved in the emulsification of crude oil.

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