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ready Molecular database for the identification of fungi


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UNITE is primarily a fungal rDNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence database, although they also welcome additional genes and genetic markers. UNITE focuses on high-quality ITS sequences generated from fruiting bodies collected and identified by experts and deposited in public herbaria.


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Created in 2003

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How to cite this record UNITE; Molecular database for the identification of fungi; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:20 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 20 2021 3:12 a.m.

Record updated: Nov. 11, 2016, 4:07 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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The UNITE database for molecular identification of fungi--recent updates and future perspectives.

Abarenkov K., Henrik Nilsson R., Larsson KH., Alexander IJ., Eberhardt U., Erland S., Høiland K., Kjøller R., Larsson E., Pennanen T., Sen R., Taylor AF., Tedersoo L., Ursing BM., Vrålstad T., Liimatainen K., Peintner U., Kõljalg U.,
New Phytol. 2010

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