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Tricladiaceae fam. nov. (Helotiales, Leotiomycetes)
A new family for fungi from wet habitats
In order to resolve the polyphyletic nature of Solenopeziaceae as it was originally circumscribed, Christiane Baschien (DSMZ) and P.R. Johnston (Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research) establish a new family Tricladiaceae for those genera originally placed in Solenopeziaceae that have aquatic hyphomycete- like asexual morphs and/or a sexual morph with glabrous apothecia. More ...
Our metadatabase of organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial and archaeal biodiversity.
TYGS offers a truly genome-based classification and identification of prokaryotic strains without overestimating phylogenetic confidence.
Nomenclature up-to-date is a compilation of all names of Bacteria & Archaea which have been validly published according to the Bacteriological Code.
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.