This page was last edited on 22 January 2021, at 21:09. Surprisingly, a soil inhabitant, Dactylella candida, best known for its nematode-lassoing ability, was found in high relative concentrations.26. Quantifying microbial communities with 454 pyrosequencing: does read abundance count? The filter was spun at 10,000 × g for 1 min and discarded and the flow-through was used in the analysis of each sample. Coronado GD, Griffith WC, Vigoren EM, Faustman EM, Thompson B. Edgar RC. BRAF V600E mutation was detected in 78 (61.9%) of 126 cases by RT-PCR and in 74 (57.8%) by pyrosequencing. Streamlined protocols, analysis flexibility, and elegant output make Pyrosequencing technology a highly adaptable tool for research in a broad range of disciplines. Identifying low-abundance mutations is important in several fields of medicine, including cancer, prenatal diagnosis and infectious diseases ( 1â3 ). Identification of yeast in chronic wounds using new pathogen-detection technologies. Approximately, 82,584 sequences representing 14,438 fungal species were present in the database used for classification.19 Sequences with identity scores were compared to known or well characterized ribosomal DNA sequences. In this study, 50 house dust samples were collected from homes in the Yakima Valley, WA. Quantitative PCR of selected. Rank comparison for the 18 fungal species detected by both quantitative PCR (QPCR) and pyrosequencing (PS). Finally, the author's would like to thank Debra Cherry, MD, Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler for her initial contributions to the study. For many years culture-based techniques dominated the field of fungal identification and quantification in environmental samples.1 However, these methods have many limitations, including only the viable fungi will grow; the media utilized will select for certain fungi; sampling time is often limited to reduce over-crowding of the culture plates; significant mycological experience is required to identify the many different fungi. The template for the reverse primers is a restriction fragment that has been ligated upon itself to form a circle. To this mix was added 5 μl of the DNA extract from the sample. Hence, the â¦ Although this work was reviewed by EPA and approved for publication it may not necessarily reflect official EPA policy. Lastly, reporting the prevalence of fungi in homes solely based on the relative abundance of fungi determined from PS is challenging as 18s targets maybe present at multiple locations in a given fungal genome. The intersection of the pyrosequencing data and the ERMI data can be visualized using a “Double Dendrogram” or “heat-map” (Figure 1). For QPCR analysis, each 5.0 mg dust sample was spiked with 1 × 106 conidia of Geotrichum candidum at the time of extraction as an external reference (Haugland et al 2002). By discovering some of these “unexpected” fungi in dust samples, future epidemiological studies could target these for analysis. Nested PCR is the improvement of polymerase chain reaction was design to improve specificity. This may be the result of the databases used to create the QPCR assays versus databases used for PS identification. The average ERMI was 3.8 for the 50 samples and 2.3 for the 25 samples that could be pyrosequenced (Table 1). The Mucor group and A. niger were detected at higher concentrations by QPCR (ranking 5 and 7, respectively) than their relative ranking based-on PS (Ranking 11 and 14, respectively) (Table 3). More recently, DNA based analyses, like quantitative PCR (QPCR), have been developed which utilize evolutionarily stable genes to identify fungi.2,3 However, these methods are limited to the fungi for which there are validated assays. Methods and assays have been reported for performing QPCR analyses.2,3 Briefly, the standard reaction assays contained 12.5 μl of “Universal Master Mix” (Applied Biosystems Inc., Foster City, CA), 1 μl of a mixture of forward and reverse primers at 25 μM each, 2.5 μl of a 400 nM TaqMan probe (Applied Biosystems Inc.), 2.5 μl of 2 mg/ml fraction V bovine serum albumin (Sigma Chemical, St. Louis, MO) and 2.5 μl of DNA free water (Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA). Evaluation of the bacterial diversity in cecal contents of laying hens fed various molting diets by using bacterial tag-encoded FLX amplicon pyrosequencing. F8 gene intron 22 inversion (inverse PCR) F8 gene intron 1 inversion (inverse PCR) ... pyrosequencing and ARMS-PCR. For example, Chaetomium globosum and Aspergillus fumigatus had higher ranking positions (6 and 8, respectively) based-on PS than the ranking based-on QPCR (17 and 15, respectively). This file was then queried against a database of high quality sequences derived from NCBI using a distributed .NET algorithm that utilizes BLASTN+ (KrakenBLAST www.krakenblast.com). In this method, pyrophosphate (PPI) evolved as proportional to the amount of nucleotide joining DNA chain that is newly being synthesized is converted into an apparent light via â¦ For these two species, the value for the relative percent occurrence of the “unknown species” was also listed in Table 1 (column 3) and used in the comparison of relative concentrations (by QPCR) or occurrence (by PS). known sequence. This step was repeated 3 times until all of the supernatant had been added. Dust was collected by Nilfisk vacuums or Metropolitan VM500 vacuums. This procedure of inverse PCR â¦ The fTEFAP methodology results in the characterization of the relative percentage fungi in the sample, often at the species level. An M, Zhou X, Wu F, Ma Y, Yang P. Rhizosphere soil microorganism populations and community structures of different watermelon cultivars with differing resistance to, Maciá-Vicente JG, Jansson HB, Talbot NJ, Lopez-Llorca LV. Of the 98 papillary thyroid carcinoma samples, the BRAF V600E mutation was identified in 72 by RT-PCR and in 70 by pyrosequencing (sensitivities of 71.6% and 71.4%, respectively). The analysis of the 36 fungal species produced an index value called the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) that describes the fungal burden in each home based on a random national sampling of homes.11 Of the 36 fungi, there are 26 Group 1 fungi that indicate water-damage and 10 Group 2 species that are often found in homes, even without water-damage, which primarily come from outdoors.12. The fungus Chalara longipes (9% relative occurrence) was in the highest relative percentage occurrence among these samples; followed by Aureobasidium pullulans (3%), Malassezia globosa (2.7%), and Cladosporium cladosporioides (2.4%). Many of these fungi seem to be associated with plants, soil or human skin. The fungal species with an average of ≥ 0.5% relative occurrence in the 24 pyrosequenced samples are shown in Table 2. The ePub format is best viewed in the iBooks reader. Pyrosequencing is a sequence-based detection technology that enables rapid and accurate quantification of sequence variation. Primers and probes were synthesized commercially (Applied Biosystems Inc., Foster City, CA). Vesper SJ, McKinstry C, Haugland RA, Wymer L, Ashley P, Cox D, DeWalt G, Friedman W. Development of an environmental relative moldiness index for homes in the U.S. Vesper S, Wakefield J, Ashley P, Cox D, Dewalt G, Friedman W. Geographic Distribution of Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) Molds in U.S. Homes. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the EPA for use. This suspension was then added to the PowerBead Tubes from a MoBio PowerSoil DNA extraction kit (MoBio Laboratories, Carlsbad, CA). Inverse polymerase chain reaction ( Inverse PCR ) is a variant of the polymerase chain reaction that is used to amplify DNA with only one known sequence. J Environ Monit. (For purposes of calculating the average cells per mg dust, any non-detects were valued as 0.). The present study developed a PCR assay coupled with DNA pyrosequencing for identification of the fish-borne trematodes (FBT), Opisthorchis viverrini, Clonorchis sinensis, Haplorchis taichui, H. pumilio and Stellantchasmus falcatus, and to evaluate potential detection in fecal specimens, and identification and differentiation of â¦ Inverse PCR is especially useful for the determination of insert locations. Therefore a positive bias may exist for some fungi identified. The other fungi detected had fairly close rankings by both QPCR and PS (Table 3). Para ninos saludables: a community intervention trial to reduce organophosphate pesticide exposure in children of farm workers. It works like this. Summary of the inverse PCR process. The Yakima Valley is one of the largest fruit tree growing areas in the US which may explain the occurrence of Monilinia laxa, a pathogen of peach trees21 or Oidium aloysiae, from the powdery mildew family of fungal pathogens.22 The somewhat surprising finding of relative high concentrations of Juncigena adarca, typically associated with salt marsh plants, may be explained by the Westerly's and the winds that predominate during the winter months and which are known to bring a maritime presence to the valley from the coastal area.23, Many of the fungi detected by PS, e.g. 2. Dust aliquots were shipped from the repository to either the US EPA laboratory (US Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH) for QPCR analysis or to the PS Laboratory (Research and Testing Laboratory, Lubbock, TX) for pyrosequencing. On the other hand, Malassezia species may be widespread because of their growth on human skin and scalp.27 Many Candida species were also detected by PS and these too may reflect the shedding from the homes' inhabitants. Two new species of nematode- trapping fungi: relationships inferred from morphology, rDNA and protein gene sequence analyses. A number of species that were in fairly high concentrations as measured by QPCR (e.g Wallemia sebi and Epicoccum nigrum) were not detected by PS. Culture-independent characterization of bacteria and fungi in a poultry bioaerosol using pyrosequencing: a new approach. PCR â¢ RT-PCR â¢ Primer extension â¢ Carryover prevention It has been used in the ultradeep pyrosequencing methods, inverse PCR and to measure the repeat length of CGG sequences. For pyrosequencing analysis, a 5.0 mg dust sample was resuspended in 200 μl of molecular grade water. The pyrosequencing kits use a biotinylated reverse primer allowing isolation of single stranded templates (of the reverse strand) from the PCR products by adding Binding Buffer (Qiagen), streptavidin sepharose high-performance beads (GE Biosciences, Uppsala, Sweden), sterile water and eluting product using the â¦ In this study we have combined the “wide-net” of PS with the “quantitativeness” of QPCR to evaluate the populations of fungi in a set of dust samples from rural homes in Washington State.  To identify the sites where they have entered, the known, "internal" viral or transposon sequences can be used to design primers that will amplify a small portion of the flanking, "external" genomic DNA. Characterizing Locations of Azinphos-Methyl Residues in House and Vehicle Dust Among Farmworkers with Young Children. The fungus Chalara longipes was three times more common in the PS analyzed samples than even A. pullulans. Since MSQPCR technology is patented by the US EPA, the Agency has a financial interest in its commercial use. PCR was invented in 1983 by the American biochemist Kary Mullis at Cetus Corporation.It is â¦ Twofold higher yield and threefold greater fidelity are obtained compared to Taq DNA Polymerase. However, most of these fungal species were not present in all of the samples (data not shown). The method uses the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), but it has the primers oriented in the reverse direction of the usual orientation. J Environ Monit. Massive parallel 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing reveals highly diverse fecal bacterial and fungal communities in healthy dogs and cats. Characterization of the cytochrome b (cyt b) gene from Monilinia species causing brown rot of stone and pome fruit and its significance in the development of QoI resistance. Pyrosequencing is a DNA sequencing technology based on the sequencing-by-synthesis principle. 400,000 â¦ Average concentration of fungi (cells per mg dust) as measured by QPCR or as an average relative percentage occurrence based-on the 24 samples pyrosequenced (PS). Polymerase chain reaction PCR is an acronym, standing for polymerase chain reaction, which is a versatile technology that is advancing disease detection, and is one of the revolutionizing scientific developments. One used in the first reaction of polymerase chain reaction and 2nd used in the product of the first reaction to amplifying the purpose. Safety Information 4 IV. The 18 fungi detected by both QPCR and PS were ranked from highest to lowest by either cells/mg of dust or relative abundance (Table 3). Similarly, Alternaria alternata was not detected by PS but an “unknown species” of Alternaria was detected at a rate of 1.25%. Also, different primers are used for the PS and ERMI. The tubes were centrifuged at 10,000 × g for 30 sec and the supernatant was transferred to a new tube containing 250 μl of kit Solution C2 and incubated at 4°C for 5 min. Pesticide take-home pathway among children of agricultural workers: study design, methods, and baseline findings. The inverse PCR method involves a series of restriction digests and ligation, resulting in a looped fragment that can be primed for PCR from a single section of known sequence. Genome Sequencing in Open Microfabricated High Density Picoliter Reactors. Matthew W. Nonnenmann, Gloria Coronado, [...], and Elaine M. Faustman. A Swedish company known as Pyrosequencing marked this method for short fragments pyros (Greek for âfire,â because light is produced) Read lengths are around 200-300 bases. These sequences were then clustered into operational taxonomic unit (OTU) clusters with 96.5% identity (3.5% divergence) using USEARCH.15 For each cluster the seed sequence was placed in a FASTA formatted sequence file. After resolution based upon these parameters, the percentage of each fungal identity was individually analyzed for the sample by providing relative abundance information based upon relative numbers of 18s DNA sequences within a given sample. If you have got PCR bands on gel, then the problem probably lies on the post-PCR reactions. The authors of this study thank the study participants who supplied the samples, and the National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National institute of Child Health and Human Development for the funding. Pyrosequencing occurs in six major steps: The DNA that is to be sequenced is broken up into fragments of around 100 base pairs of single-strand DNA. The template for the reverse primers is a restriction fragment that has been ligated upon itself to form a circle. Handl S, Dowd SE, Garcia-Mazcorro JF, Steiner JM, Suchodolski JS. PCR inhibition was determined to be minimal in this assay, occurring in 0.2% of tests. already built in. Haugland RA, Varma M, Wymer LJ, Vesper SJ. The amplified product can then be sequenced and compared with DNA databases to locate the sequence which has been disrupted. However, all molecular approaches to fungal taxonomy are caught in the legacy of culture-based taxonomy. For this analysis, a set of 50 rural home dust samples were obtained in either 2005 or 2011. Its method is called pyrosequencingor sequencing by synthesis. A 650 μl aliquot of this mixture was added to a spin filter and spun at 10,000 × g for 1 min and the flow-through discarded. Amend AS, Seifert KA, Samson R, Bruns TD. The fungal tag-encoded flexible (FLX) amplicon pyrosequencing (fTEFAP) method was developed to classify fungi in complex environments.5,6 The DNA in the extracted sample is sequenced using universal primers to target specific 18S ribosomal DNA sequences. Pyrosequencing Assay Flow Chart 4 III. The BLASTn+ outputs were compiled using a .NET and C# analysis pipeline. This protocol describes the RT-PCR procedures used for cDNA synthesis and amplification of influenza virus RNA isolated from clinical specimens or grown viral isolates. It employs a series of four enzymes to accurately detect nucleic acid sequences during the synthesis. PS primers are designed to be “universal” to amplify a larger number of targets. Carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis are now possible through characterization of F8 causative mutations by the use of simplified PCR-based tests developed with Human â¦ PYROSEQUENCING Genome Sequencing Utilizing Light-Emitting Luciferase and PCR-Reaction- Mixture-in-Oil Emulsion. Evaluation of the bacterial diversity in the feces of cattle using 16S rDNA bacterial tag-encoded FLX amplicon pyrosequencing (bTEFAP), Koukol O, Gryndler M, Novák F, Vosátka M. Effect of. Vesper S. Traditional mould analysis compared to a DNA-based method of mould analysis. Kary Mullis developed the PCR technique in 1983 and it has been methodically improved since then (Mullis and â¦ Evaluation of bacterial diversity in the rumen and feces of cattle fed different levels of dried distillers grains plus solubles using bacterial tag-encoded FLX amplicon pyrosequencing. The DNA to be sequenced is broken up into fragments of ~100 base pairs and denatured to form single-stranded DNA (ssDNA). Pyrosequencing studies also require the coupling of bisulfite treatment of genomic DNA with PCR amplification of the target sequence, but the advantage of pyrosequencing is that quantitative DNA methylation data can be obtained from direct sequencing of PCR products without requiring cloning into bacterial â¦ To determine the identity of fungi, the sequences were sorted such that the FASTA formatted file contained reads from longest to shortest. It may even be advantageous to â¦ Combining fTEFAP and QPCR can enhance studies of fungal contamination in homes. After denaturation, the biotinylated single-stranded PCR amplicon is isolated and allowed to hybridize with a sequencing primer (see figure Principle of Pyrosequencing â steps 1â3). 1Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, 2The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, 3Program in Cancer Prevention; Public Health Sciences; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, 98109, 4Institute for Risk Analysis and Risk Communication, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 98195, 5Research and Testing Laboratory, Lubbock, TX 79416, USA, 6United States Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45267, Average concentration of fungi (cells per mg dust) as measured by quantitative PCR (QPCR) for all 50 samples. Agricultural task and exposure to organophosphate pesticides among farmworkers. In this study, 50 house dust samples were collected from homes in the Yakima Valley, WA. Average concentration of fungi (cells per mg dust) as measured by QPCR or as an average relative percentage occurrence based-on the 24 samples, The intersection of the pyrosequencing analysis and the QPCR data for the 36 ERMI fungi were shown visually using a “Double Dendrogram” or “heat map”. Under low DNA concentrations or quick ligation conditions, self-ligation is induced to give a circular DNA product. Pyrosequencing Pyrosequencing technology is a recently established non electrophoretic, sequencing-by-synthesis technique which uses an enzymatic system based on luciferase to monitor DNA production. However, all of the samples were adequately analyzed by MSQPCR with no evidence of inhibition. Of the 36 fungi tested for with QPCR, Cladosporium herbarum was not detected in the PS samples; however an “unknown species” of Cladosporium was detected with an average relative percent occurrence of 0.2%. We are experimenting with display styles that make it easier to read articles in PMC. Hay RJ. The primary taxonomic identification of the sample sequences was resolved to its closest relative or species level, when possible. The Cycle threshold determinations were automatically performed by the instrument using default parameters. Sequence identities greater than 97% (<3% divergence) were resolved at the species level and between 95 and 97% at the genus level. The 36 fungi that make-up the ERMI occurred commonly in homes across the US11 and these species were also common in the Yakima Valley homes. The spin filter was then washed with 500 μl of kit Solution C5 and spun for 30 sec at 10,000 × g the flow-through was discarded and the filter spun an additional 1 min at 10,000 × g. Finally, the filter was added to a new tube, and 50 μl of kit Solution C5 was added to the filter. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a method widely used to rapidly make millions to billions of copies of a specific DNA sample, allowing scientists to take a very small sample of DNA and amplify it to a large enough amount to study in detail. Reactions were performed with thermal cycling conditions consisting of 2 minutes at 50°C, 10 minutes at 95°C, followed by 40 cycles of 15 seconds at 95°C for template denaturation and 1 minute at 60°C for probe and primer annealing and primer extension. Schoch CL, Sung GH, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer B, Kohlmeyer J, Spatafora JW. Coronado GD, Thompson B, Strong L, Griffith WC, Islas I. Principle of Pyrosequencing Step 1 A DNA segment is amplified and the strand to serve as the Pyrosequencing template is biotinylated. The rarer of the 36 molds are shown in progressively “cooler” colors (towards blue) and some were not detected by PS. Fungal species with average relative occurrences of ≥ 0.5% as determined by pyrosequencing and possible sources. Pyrosequencing is easily capable of detecting PCR fragments that are 25â50 bp in length while longer fragments may pose a problem. The dust samples were collected under a Children's Health Center study (CHC) in the Yakima Valley, an agricultural valley region of Washington State and a part of the shrub steppe ecosystem.7,8 The Yakima Valley has a steppe climate with Mediterranean precipitation pattern that supports the growth of apples, pears, peaches, cherries, grapes, and hops. HHSN267200700023C. Twenty-two fungi were found by fTEFAP to occur with at least an average of ≥ 0.5% relative occurrence. The RT-PCR amplicon generated is used in the pyrosequencing protocol(s) (section â¦ Based upon the above BLASTn+ derived sequence identity (percent of total length query sequence which aligns with a given database sequence) and validation using taxonomic distance methods, the fungi were classified at the genus and species taxonomic levels. PCR of single DNA molecules may also be considered a form of high mutant enrichment. Therefore, some fungi in the samples may not be identified and quantified because there are no validated QPCR assays for them. However, these 36 fungi likely represent only a fraction of the species present in home dust. The highest agreements in occurrence were shown as the “hottest”. using RT-PCR and pyrosequencing. Pyrosequencing is a sequence-by-synthesis based method, which uses bioluminometric determination in solution (Edwards et al., 1960). This procedure of inverse PCR Margulies M, Egholm M, Altman WE, Attiya S, Bader JS, Bemben LA, Berka J, Braverman MS, Chen YJ, Chen Z, Dewell SB, Du L, Fierro JM, Gomes XV, Godwin BC, He W, Helgesen S, Ho CH, Irzyk GP, Jando SC, Alenquer ML, Jarvie TP, Jirage KB, Kim JB, Knight JR, Lanza JR, Leamon JH, Lefkowitz SM, Lei M, Li J, Lohman KL, Lu H, Makhijani VB, McDade KE, McKenna MP, Myers EW, Nickerson E, Nobile JR, Plant R, Puc BP, Ronan MT, Roth GT, Sarkis GJ, Simons JF, Simpson JW, Srinivasan M, Tartaro KR, Tomasz A, Vogt KA, Volkmer GA, Wang SH, Wang Y, Weiner MP, Yu P, Begley RF, Rothberg JM. In my experience (13 years with Pyrosequencing) the reaction cartridge is often a source of errors. Search and clustering orders of magnitude faster than BLAST. For example, in clinical samples from infiltrating and multi-focal cancer types, mutation-containing cancer cells are greatly outnumbered by an excess of normal cells ( 4â6 ). However, this is not the case of detecting mutations in KRAS, because the most frequent mutations in this gene are adjacent, occurring in codons 12 and 13. Indoor fungal composition is geographically patterned and more diverse in temperate zones than in the tropics. the display of certain parts of an article in other eReaders. Pyrosequencing offers the possibility of identifying unexpected indoor fungi. Pyrosequencing is a method of sequencing that relies on light emitted in an enzymatic reaction set in motion by the release of pyrophosphate when a base is added during the sequencing process. The intersection of the pyrosequencing analysis and the QPCR data for the 36 ERMI fungi were shown visually using a “Double Dendrogram” or “heat map”. The fungi were assembled from highest to lowest based on the average concentration (cells per mg dust) as measured by QPCR. Dowd SE, Callaway TR, Wolcott RD, Sun Y, McKeehan T, Hagevoort RG, Edrington TS. Fusarium oxysporum24 and F. equiseti25 are soil inhabitants that might have been carried indoors by the wind or foot traffic. The size of the area vacuumed depended on the floor type, and ranged from a 1 m2 area for plush carpets to a 4 m2 area for hard or smooth floors. Pyrosequencing principle Pyrosequencing technology is based on the sequencing by synthesis principle. Assays for each target species and the internal reference (Geotrichum candidum) were performed in separate tubes of the 96-well plate format. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Genetic applications of an inverse polymerase chain reaction", Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, Overlap extension polymerase chain reaction, Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification, co-amplification at lower denaturation temperature-PCR, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Inverse_polymerase_chain_reaction&oldid=1002097224, Articles lacking in-text citations from April 2012, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, A target region with an internal section of known sequence and unknown flanking regions is identified, Genomic DNA is digested into fragments of a few. You may notice problems with Each sample was analyzed by quantitative PCR (QPCR) for 36 common fungi and by fungal tag-encoded flexible (FLX) amplicon pyrosequencing (fTEFAP) for these and additional fungi. Generating an ePub file may take a long time, please be patient. 2012 Aug; 14(8): 2038–2043. About half of the samples were not able to be amplified sufficiently by fTEFAP. The RT-PCR primers are found in âReference Materialâ (section VIII). Real-time PCR quantification and live-cell imaging of endophytic colonization of barley (. Use Expand High FidelityPLUS PCR System for: â¢ PCR â¦ Pyrosequencing has the potential advantages of accuracy, flexibility, parallel processing, and can be easily automated. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2014 Jul 2. Learn about Pyrosequencing technology and applications, and access technical resources to get the most from your PyroMark instrument One limitation of conventional PCR is that it requires primers complementary to both termini of the target DNA, but this method allows PCR to be carried out even if only one sequence is available from which primers may be designed. Also, the US EPA and NIEHS funded Center for Children's Environmental Health Risks Research (RD-83170901, ES-09601) US EPA Biomarkers grant (RD-83273301) and contract (2W-2296-NATA) National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. Callaway TR, Dowd SE, Wolcott RD, Sun Y, McReynolds JL, Edrington TS, Byrd JA, Anderson RC, Krueger N, Nisbet DJ. All sieved dust samples were stored at –20°C until analyzed. Nested PCR used two sets of Primers. Dust samples were transferred from the vacuum cleaner bags to 150 μm pore size metal sieves (VWR, West Chester, PA) and shook for 10 min (Shaker Model RX-24; WS Tyler Inc, Mentor, OH). All primer and probe sequences used in the assays as well as known species comprising the assay groups are at the website: http://www.epa.gov/nerlcwww/moldtech.htm. Run at 15Hz for 10 min of DNA â¦ II DNA extract from the sample sequences was resolved its. 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