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DNA barcode developed to identify halophytes

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistani scientists have developed a "genetic barcode" system which could be used for accurate and quick identification of medicinally important halophytes (salt tolerant plants) across the world. The scientists from the Dr A Q Khan Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (KIBGE) at Karachi University have collected different species of genus, Suaeda or Sea Blite commonly found in Asia.They also gathered different samples from across Pakistan and…Read More