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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2015

Author(s): Schmiderer, C; Lukas, B; Ruzicka, J; Novak, J

Title: DNA-based identification of Calendula officinalis (Asteraceae).

Source: Appl Plant Sci. 2015; 3(11):



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Lukas Brigitte
Novak Johannes
Ruzicka Joana
Schmiderer Corinna

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds


Project(s): PLANT food supplements: Levels of Intake, Benefit and Risk Assessment


Abstract:
For the economically important species Calendula officinalis, a fast identification assay based on high-resolution melting curve analysis was designed. This assay was developed to distinguish C. officinalis from other species of the genus and other Asteraceae genera, and to detect C. officinalis as an adulterant of saffron samples.


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