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Genetic Food Diagnostics - Approaches and Limitations of Species Level Diagnostics in Flowering Plants

Horn, Thomas

Abstract:
A vast variety of exotic plants used in traditional medicine and cuisine await introduction into the European market. Systematic information and genetic approaches are evaluated to establish reliable authentication of species contained in respective products. Limitations of methods (e.g. sequence vs. PCR diagnostic) and the most commonly used species concept are discussed. Using the genus Dracocephalum an in depth study of genetic authentication from the genus to the species level is presented.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000040422
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten (BOTANIK)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Publikationsjahr 2014
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator urn:nbn:de:swb:90-404227
KITopen-ID: 1000040422
Verlag KIT, Karlsruhe
Art der Arbeit Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Chemie und Biowissenschaften (CHEM-BIO)
Institut Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten (BOTANIK)
Prüfungsdaten 17.04.2014
Referent/Betreuer Prof. P. Nick
Schlagwörter Genetic Diagnostics Plants Species Dracocephalum
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