Tag: "barcodes" at biology news
Method quickly surveys yeast genome by gene function, not sequence
...enetic material of each mutant. Shoemaker now has barcodes
in all of the existing yeast mutants. He's also de...d one barcode at a time, the chip can read all the barcodes
at once," says Boeke, co-director of a new microarray facility that will soon open to serve research...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
...umbers of organisms and highlight those with novel barcodes
that are likely to be new species." Identify...arcode for this idea, analogous to the supermarket barcodes
that allow quick identification of millions of items. The technique depends on analyzing...
A test case for DNA barcodes to identify species
...es genes to identify species much like supermarket barcodes
identify products. Using a region of one specific ... that species. The authors report that the genetic barcodes
therefore "separate individuals into the categories that taxonomists call species." As their tec...