16S, ermB, intI1 qPCR

  • Eulyn Pagaling (Contributor)
  • Lisa Marie Avery (Contributor)
  • Joanne Smith (Contributor)
  • Jennifer Wardle (Creator)



This data set presents the mean qPCR results of 3 replicates for work on the effect of anaerobic digestion on antibiotic resistance genes. The quantified genes were V3-16S, ermB and intI1. The work compares a substrate mix of 1:1 cattle dung with water with the resulting digestate. The anaerobic digesters were underground ambient temperature household scale digesters situated in Bishoftu, Ethiopia, with a retention time of approximately 36 days. Six small-scale dairy farms with functioning digesters were used in the study and visited every 9 days over the 36 day period.

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Date made available2021
PublisherMendeley Data

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