A primer in access and benefit-sharing for DNA barcoders

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  • January 17, 2018
  • New open access book provides essential background for molecular biodiversity researchers on international policy regarding use and transfer of genetic materials Molecular biology approaches, such as DNA barcoding, have become part of the standard toolkit for a growing number of biodiversity researchers and practitioners, with an increasing scope of applications in important areas, such as environmental […]

    Pan-European sampling campaign sheds light on the massive diversity of freshwater plankton

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  • January 8, 2018
  • In a major pan-European study, a research team from Germany have successfully extracted environmental DNA (eDNA) from as many as 218 lakes to refute a long-year belief that vital microorganisms do not differ significantly between freshwater bodies and geographic regions the way plants and animals do. Their new-age approach to biodiversity studies resulted in the […]

    New open-access journal Metabarcoding & Metagenomics joins the lines of publisher Pensoft

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  • September 25, 2017
  • The new innovative academic journal makes use of the one-of-a-kind publishing platform ARPHA and its collaborative writing tool via the ARPHA-XML workflow A new innovative open-access academic journal Metabarcoding and Metagenomics (MBMG) is launched to welcome novel papers from both basic and applied aspects. Focusing on genetic approaches to study biodiversity across all ecosystems, MBMG covers a […]