Diagnostic Genetic Markers and Evolutionary Relationships among Invasive Dreissenoid and Corbiculoid Bivalves in North America: Phylogenetic Signal from Mitochondrial 16S rDNA

Author: Carol A. Stepien, Allyson N. Hubers, and Jennifer L. Skidmore
Year: 1999
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Type: Journal Article
Topic: Monitoring/ Sampling
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This paper explores the use of mtDNA sequence markers from the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal DNA region for rapidly distinguishing among related invasive freshwater bivalves, which constitute a growing problem in North American freshwater ecosystems.

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