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New parsley virus discovered by Braunschweig researchers
Plant virologists Dr. Björn Krenz and Dr. Stephan Winter from the Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures in Braunschweig and his colleagues have identified a new parsley virus and published in the peer-review journal Archives of Virology. More ...
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Since STR microsatellites are stable as well as highly polymorphic in human populations, STR profiling is shown to be ideal for authentication of human cell line samples.