DNA barcode


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DNA barcode

n.
A short, standardized nucleotide sequence of an organism's DNA, usually from a mitochondrion or a chloroplast, used in DNA barcoding.
tr.v. DNA bar·cod·ed, DNA bar·cod·ing, DNA bar·codes
1. To sequence (a segment of DNA) for use in DNA barcoding.
2. To identify the species of (a given biological specimen) by means of its DNA barcode.
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The important questions related to ensuring supply chain integrity, for example, or how to properly apply DNA barcode testing are being addressed in committees and meetings commissioned by the major trade associations.
However, in March, GNC and Schneiderman's office reached a settlement wherein GNC would implement DNA barcode testing and broad testing for contaminants, as well as display signs specifying whether the supplements are derived from extracts or whole-plant material, and provide semiannual reports to the attorney general's office.
The genetic locus used as a DNA barcode is generally taxon specific, with portions of the 16S, rbcL/matK, and coxIgenes being used for bacteria, plants, and animals respectively (Hebert et al.
This includes testing herbal/botanical ingredients prior to extraction in circumstances where DNA Barcode is available for the relevant species.
We aimed to establish a DNA barcode system of Chinese Bupleurum archiving the overall information of the samples of crude drug Chaihu to facilitate the identification of Chaihu, and to provide better insights into the genetic relationship and phylogeny of Bupleurum species.
The EUGENMAP project raises the scale of analysis to a continent; it will assemble a comprehensive DNA barcode reference library for all European butterflies.
1) described a new technology that uses DNA barcode labeling of antibodies for multiplex proteomic/phosphoprotein analysis of cells in a tumor fine needle aspiration (FNA).
DNA barcoding involves the collection of specimens of interest for identification and laboratory analysis of DNA barcode sequences.
The use of the DNA barcode is not only intended for taxonomic work to identify overlooked species, but also has agricultural, clinical, ecological, forensic, illegal trade-related and even recreational applications (Janzen, 2004; Hebert & Gregory, 2005; Schindel & Miller, 2005, Stoeckle & Hebert, 2008, Alacs et al.
The aim of this study was to conduct a DNA barcode investigation of earthworm stocks from selected vermiculture establishments and research laboratories in South Africa in order to confirm their taxonomic status, and assess their levels of genetic richness and differentiation.