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DNA barcode of marine macro-algae

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary W Saunders Jan 21, 2011. 1 Reply

Can any help with what primers to use for the DNA barcoding of marine macro-algae (Genera -Ulva-Enteromorpha, Caulerpa) from tropical waters? What about primers for freshwater alga Chara species??Continue


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Jan 21, 2011
Gary W Saunders replied to Ameka, Gabriel's discussion 'DNA barcode of marine macro-algae'
"A recent issue of Cryptogamie Algologie has two papers dealing with green algal barcoding. The marker we are advocating for Chlorophyta is tufA. The data in support of this choice, primers, etc., are in the first paper on greens in that issue. The…"
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DNA barcode of marine macro-algae

Can any help with what primers to use for the DNA barcoding of marine macro-algae (Genera -Ulva-Enteromorpha, Caulerpa) from tropical waters? What about primers for freshwater alga Chara species??See More
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Department of Botany, University of Ghana, Legon
Researcher/Faculty member
I’m involved in, or am interested in the following barcoding initiatives
TreeBOL, Marine Barcode of Life (MarBOL), DNA Barcoding Initiative for Conservation, Plant Working Group
I’m involved in or interested in the following iBOL Working Groups
WG1.2 Land Plants, WG1.7 Freshwater Bio-Surveillance, WG1.8 Marine Bio-Surveillance
Keywords about my barcoding projects (separate each choice with a comma)
medicinal plants, trees, Podostemaceae
I’m involved in the following aspects of barcoding:
Fieldwork/specimen collecting, Labwork/generating barcode sequences, Using barcode data in taxonomy/systematic biology
Current Project(s)
At the initial stages: (i) DNA barcoding of Podostemaceae from Africa; (ii) DNA barcoding medicinal plants of Ghana (iii) DNA barcoding the marine macro-algae of the coast of Ghana

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