African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12213

Full Length Research Paper

Extraction of high quality RNA from hard tissues of adult coconut palms

Ramon Souza-Perera
  • Ramon Souza-Perera
  • Instituto Tecnológico Superior de los Ríos. Km. 3 carretera Balancán-Villahermosa, Balancán 86930, Tabasco, México.
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Nelson Torres-Hernandez
  • Nelson Torres-Hernandez
  • Unidad de Recursos Naturales, Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán. Calle 43 No. 130, Chuburná de Hidalgo, Mérida 97200, Yucatán, México.
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Jose Juan Zuniga-Aguilar
  • Jose Juan Zuniga-Aguilar
  • Instituto Tecnológico Superior de los Ríos. Km. 3 carretera Balancán-Villahermosa, Balancán 86930, Tabasco, México.
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  •  Received: 25 January 2014
  •  Accepted: 12 August 2016
  •  Published: 28 February 2018

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