DNA ID in Honey 2013

DNA ID in Honey 2013

DNA ID in honey 2013

An objective of workpackage 3 within the European Research Project ‘‘TRACE” was the identification of PCR markers for the detection of plant species related to honey. Within the project ‘‘Miel de Corse”, a protected designation of origin (PDO) honey and ‘‘Miel de Galicia”, a protected geographical indication (PGI) honey as well as German and English honeys were analysed. Beside the development of plant species specific real-time PCR systems a method has been established for the detection of DNA derived from plant species in general.

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