Microalgal especies identification service

 DNA extraction and Sequencing of the PCR products.

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Our molecular service for identification of microalgal species includes:

  • DNA extraction from frozen or lyophylized cellular pellet
  • PCR amplification of the specific required gene (18S rRNA, 28S rRNA, IST)
  • Sequencing of the PCR products (duplicate)
  • Comparison of the amplified sequence with public database
  • Issue of a "Certificate of identification" which includes the sequence amplified, results of sequence comparison and Neighbor-Joining tree



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