University of Vienna
Department of Microbial Ecology
There is a new probeBase version! Please follow this link to experience the new probeBase.
List probes by category
-- select probe category --
S-oxidizing (sulfur-oxidizing) bacteria
anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing bacteria
aerobic hydrogen-oxidizing ("Knallgas") bacteria
organisms of medical or hygienical relevance
organisms at higher taxonomic levels
bacteria of relevance in wastewater treatment
animal and human associated microbiota
List of all probes and primers
List of all probes tested for FISH
List of all primers
List of all DNA microarrays
List of all references
List of coverage of group-specific probes
If you use probeBase as a tool in your published research, we ask that this paper be cited:
Loy A, Maixner F, Wagner M, Horn M. 2007. probeBase - an online resource for rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes: new features 2007.
Nucleic Acids Res
. 35: D800-D804.
Suggested wording: (i) "Oligonucleotide probe sequences have been deposited at probeBase.", or (ii) "Details on oligonucleotide probes are available at probeBase."
by Alexander Loy, Frank Maixner, Michael Wagner, Matthias Horn
Questions, comments, bug reports, and suggestions are welcome at