Introduction and overview; State of the art of DNA storage: results of a world wide survey; DNA storage as a complementary conservation strategy; Platforms for DNA banking; The role of bioinformatics in coordinating conservations efforts; DNA banks: a primary resource for conservation research; Tissue collections as a means of storing DNA: a contribution to the conservation of Colombian biodiversity; Opportunities. limitations and needs for DNA banks; A model for DNA banking to enhance the management, distribution and use of ex situ stored PGR.At present, the AvHI collection contains approximately 6000 samples, with an average of 1000 new entries per year. ... has developed a training manual that provides an overview of the different procedures to collect, transport and preserve tissue samples ... Thus, the AvHI provides the following services: reception of tissue.
|Author||:||M. Carmen de Vicente and Meike S. Andersson (editors), M. S. Andersson, M. C. de Vicente|
|Publisher||:||Bioversity International - 2006|