DNA preservation: a test of commonly used preservatives for insects

@article{Moreau2013DNAPA,
  title={DNA preservation: a test of commonly used preservatives for insects},
  author={Corrie S. Moreau and Brian D. Wray and Jesse E. Czekanski-Moir and Benjamin E. R. Rubin},
  journal={Invertebrate Systematics},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={81 - 86}
}
Abstract. Understanding the impact of collection and storage preservatives is important for all specimen-based research, ranging from morphological studies to genetic- and genomic-based research. We evaluated the effectiveness of four commonly used preservatives for their ability to preserve insect DNA for several ant species as well as the DNA from host-associated microbes of one ant species. We made replicated collections of ant specimens of different sizes and from three different… Expand
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