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Marine Genomics

Methods and Protocols

  • Sarah J. Bourlat


  • Includes cutting-edge methods and protocols

  • Provides step-by-step detail essential for reproducible results

  • Contains key notes and implementation advice from the experts


Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1452)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Marina Panova, Henrik Aronsson, R. Andrew Cameron, Peter Dahl, Anna Godhe, Ulrika Lind et al.
    Pages 13-44
  3. Andrew George Briscoe, Kevin Peter Hopkins, Andrea Waeschenbach
    Pages 45-64
  4. Johanna Taylor Cannon, Kevin Michael Kocot
    Pages 65-80
  5. Roman Wenne, Agata Drywa, Matthew Kent, Kristil Kindem Sundsaasen, Sigbjørn Lien
    Pages 97-111
  6. Yiping Cao, John F. Griffith, Stephen B. Weisberg
    Pages 113-130
  7. Andrew R. Mahon, Christopher L. Jerde
    Pages 131-142
  8. Dirk Steinke, Sean W. J. Prosser, Paul D. N. Hebert
    Pages 155-168
  9. Vera G. Fonseca, Delphine Lallias
    Pages 183-196
  10. Sarah J. Bourlat, Quiterie Haenel, Jennie Finnman, Matthieu Leray
    Pages 197-207
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 251-253

About this book


This volume presents the latest protocols for both laboratory and bioinformatics based analyses in the field of marine genomics. The chapters presented in the book cover a wide range of topics, including the sampling and genomics of bacterial communities, DNA extraction in marine organisms, high-throughput sequencing of whole mitochondrial genomes, phylogenomics, SNP discovery, SNP-arrays for species identification, digital PCR-based quantification methods, environment DNA for invasive species surveillance and monitoring, microarrays for the detection of waterborne pathogens, DNA barcoding of marine biodiversity, metabarcoding protocols for marine eukaryotes, analytical protocols for the visualization of eukaryotic diversity, and applications for genomic data to benthic indices for environmental monitoring. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introduction to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

Cutting-edge and thorough, Marine Genomics: Methods and Protocols is a valuable resource for researchers, students, and policy makers in the field of marine biology.



bacterial communities DNA extraction in marine organisms high-throughput sequencing phylogenomics mitochondrial genomes SNP discovery invasive species surveillance metabarcoding eukaryotic

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarah J. Bourlat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Marine Genomics
  • Book Subtitle Methods and Protocols
  • Editors Sarah J. Bourlat
  • Series Title Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Methods Molecular Biology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4939-3772-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-8135-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4939-3774-5
  • Series ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series E-ISSN 1940-6029
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 253
  • Number of Illustrations 22 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Human Genetics
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