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Length Polymorphisms among Different Duckweeds by DNA Barcoding
Diet overlap and predation between largemouth bass and walleye in Wisconsin lakes using DNA barcoding
to improve taxonomic resolution.
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.
birds: from field collection to data analysis.
of Cuban freshwater fishes: Evidence for cryptic species and taxonomic conflicts.
In recent years, a new means of molecular identification, termed DNA barcoding
, has made species identification readily available across a broad range of taxa.
Hypothesis/purpose: We have applied DNA Barcoding--High Resolution Melting (Bar-HRM), an emerging method for identifying of medicinal plant species based on DNA dissociation kinetics and DNA barcoding
, for the authentication of medicinal plant species.
Unlike traditional DNA barcoding
, which relies on longer segments of the same DNA region for identification, AuthenTechnologies said it employs a highly specific and sensitive method capable of identifying almost any species using shorter segments and validated reference materials.
: The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) houses the Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding
(biodiversity.uoguelph.ca/ccdb.html) and BOLD, the Barcode of Life Data Systems (boldsystems.org).
The direct benefits of DNA barcoding
undoubtedly include: Relieve the enormous burden of identifications from taxonomists, so they can focus on more pertinent duties such as delimiting taxa, resolving their relationships and discovering and describing new species; Pair up various life stages of the same species (e.g.