Identification of the medicinal plants in Aconitum L. by DNA barcoding technique.

  title={Identification of the medicinal plants in Aconitum L. by DNA barcoding technique.},
  author={Jun He and Ka-Lok Wong and Pang-Chui Shaw and Hong Wang and De‐Zhu Li},
  journal={Planta medica},
  volume={76 14},
Plants of the genus Aconitum L. are commonly used in Asia for medicinal purposes. Although they are widely cultivated and marketed, there has been uncertainty about the efficacy of different species, and therefore accurate identification is crucial. To determine the genetic variation among these medicinal plants, the proposed DNA barcode PSBA- TRNH intergenic spacer of 134 individuals from 19 taxa of ACONITUM were sequenced. Among the two most commonly used medicinal ACONITUM species, A… 

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