Barcoding, nucleic acid sequencing are powerful resources for aquaculture

Zomesh A. Maini, M.Sc. Vikas Kumar, Ph.D. Janice A. Ragaza, Ph.D.      

Two technologies together can help build and maintain genetic library for a global industry Processed salmon steaks and fillets, with packaging that includes barcode labels, at a supermarket in Asia. Photo by Darryl Jory. Barcodes are short stretches of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that act like identification strips of the produce we buy in supermarkets. These…

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  • Zomesh A. Maini, M.Sc.

    Zomesh A. Maini, M.Sc.

    Department of Biology, School of Science and Engineering
    Ateneo de Manila University
    Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights
    Quezon City, NCR, Philippines 1108

  • Vikas Kumar, Ph.D.

    Vikas Kumar, Ph.D.

    Division of Aquaculture, College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems
    Kentucky State University
    Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, USA
     

  • Janice A. Ragaza, Ph.D.      

    Janice A. Ragaza, Ph.D.      

    Corresponding author
    Department of Biology, School of Science and Engineering
    Ateneo de Manila University
    Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights
    Quezon City, NCR, Philippines 1108

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