black band disease molecular microbiology

Bruce W. Fouke fouke at
Fri Apr 26 13:44:16 EDT 2002

For those interested in coral black band disease, our preliminary data set
on the molecular microbiology of BBD has just appeared in press.

Frias-Lopez, J., Zerkle, A.L., Bonheyo, G.T., and Fouke, B.W.,  2002,
Partitioning of bacterial communities between seawater and healthy, black
band diseased, and dead coral surfaces. Applied and Environmental
Microbiology, Vol. 68, No. 5, p. 2214-2228.


Bruce W. Fouke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Geology
University of Illinois
1301 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801 USA

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