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DNA barcoding detects contamination and substitution in North American herbal products

Steven G Newmaster1*, Meghan Grguric2, Dhivya Shanmughanandhan3, Sathishkumar Ramalingam3 and Subramanyam Ragupathy1*

Author Affiliations

1 Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO), University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada

2 Bachelor of Arts and Science Program, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada

3 Plant Genetic Engineering Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046, Tamil Nadu, India

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:222  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-222

Published: 11 October 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Standard reference material (SRM) herbal Barcode of Life Database (BOLD) accession numbers.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

List of GenBank accession numbers.

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