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The Application of DNA Barcodes for the Identification of Marine Crustaceans from the North Sea and Adjacent Regions
During the last years DNA barcoding has become a popular method of choice for molecular specimen identification. Here we present a comprehensive DNA barcode library of various crustacean taxa foundExpand
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Comparison of molecular species identification for North Sea calanoid copepods (Crustacea) using proteome fingerprints and DNA sequences
Calanoid copepods play an important role in the pelagic ecosystem making them subject to various taxonomic and ecological studies, as well as indicators for detecting changes in the marine habitat.Expand
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The Continuing Debate on Deep Molluscan Phylogeny: Evidence for Serialia (Mollusca, Monoplacophora + Polyplacophora)
Molluscs are a diverse animal phylum with a formidable fossil record. Although there is little doubt about the monophyly of the eight extant classes, relationships between these groups areExpand
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Molecular diversity of Germany's freshwater fishes and lampreys assessed by DNA barcoding
This study represents the first comprehensive molecular assessment of freshwater fishes and lampreys from Germany. We analysed COI sequences for almost 80% of the species mentioned in the currentExpand
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Identification of North Sea molluscs with DNA barcoding
Sequence‐based specimen identification, known as DNA barcoding, is a common method complementing traditional morphology‐based taxonomic assignments. The fundamental resource in DNA barcoding is theExpand
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Full-length and mini-length DNA barcoding for the identification of seafood commercially traded in Germany
Abstract In this study 118 seafood products were analyzed, mainly fish and shrimps, bought from supermarkets and fishmongers in northwest Germany. Various processed products from fresh to canned wereExpand
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A reliable DNA barcode reference library for the identification of the North European shelf fish fauna
Valid fish species identification is an essential step both for fundamental science and fisheries management. The traditional identification is mainly based on external morphological diagnosticExpand
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Assembling and auditing a comprehensive DNA barcode reference library for European marine fishes.
A large-scale comprehensive reference library of DNA barcodes for European marine fishes was assembled, allowing the evaluation of taxonomic uncertainties and species genetic diversity that wereExpand
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Identification of cephalopod species from the North and Baltic Seas using morphology, COI and 18S rDNA sequences
We morphologically analyzed 79 cephalopod specimens from the North and Baltic Seas belonging to 13 separate species. Another 29 specimens showed morphological features of either Alloteuthis mediaorExpand
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DNA extraction, preservation, and amplification.
Standard protocols and workflow schemes for sample preparation, DNA isolation, DNA storage, PCR amplification, PCR product quality control, and PCR product cleanup are proposed and described in detail. Expand
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