Molecular Microbiology and Wood Protection

IRG/WP 09-20416

E Gelhaye, M Morel

During the last decade, the development of molecular tools has allowed significant advances in environmental microbiology. Such techniques have proved to be invaluable tools for the qualitative and quantitative description of environmental microbial communities. The aim of this paper, written for non-specialized readers, is to discuss the possible applications of such tools in wood preservation field, focusing particularly on the improvement of wood durability tests.

Keywords: wood protection, molecular microbiology, genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic

Conference: 09-05-24/28 Beijing, China

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