DNA barcoding


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DNA barcoding

(bär′kō′dĭng)
n.
A method for identifying the species of a biological specimen, based on comparing the DNA barcode of the specimen to the DNA barcodes of known species.
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Students from different varsities attended the workshop which was aimed at spreading the idea of DNA barcoding and its applications in various fields to improve the practical knowledge of participants.
Students from different universities attended the workshop which was aimed at spreading the idea of DNA barcoding and its applications in various fields to improve the practical knowledge of participants.
While DNA barcoding has been successful with uncooked fish, consumer complaints have involved processed samples.
Mitochondrial sequence divergences are strongly linked to the process of speciation, DNA barcoding and morphological analysis should go hand-in-hand.
The first project aims to develop DNA barcoding tools to protect Canadian crops by identifying destructive insect pests.
They also tested each product using traditional DNA barcoding techniques targeting the nuclear ITS2 gene and the chloroplast gene psbA-trnH on the same samples.
Methods: We assessed the validity and utility of standard DNA barcoding in the quality control of raw materials, extracts and finished products in 61 samples using four universal barcodes (matK, rbcL, trnH-psbA and ITS2).
Herbal supplement manufacturer MediHerb recently led a research study that Identified major shortcomings in the use of DNA barcoding to authenticate botanical materials in finished products.
We used DNA barcoding to identify ethanol-preserved fish eggs collected during 2002-2012 along the northeastern U.