New eDNA technique may reduce pathogens in aquatic animal trade

Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2020
A Washington State University researcher has developed new ways to detect the genetic signatures of disease in the international aquatic animal trade. The methods call for the screening of environmental DNA, or eDNA – genetic material collected from the environment – not an animal’s cells, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Scientific Reports. Bats and live
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