Philippine Mollusk Symbiont - ICBG Collection

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29 June 2021
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Specimens collected during an international biodiversity and drug discovery research project. The scope of the Philippine Mollusk Symbiont International Cooperative Biodiversity Group (PMS-ICBG) includes biodiversity, drug discovery, biofuels and basic research. The focus is on bacteria associated with mollusks in one of the world's hotspots of diversity, the Philippines.

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Daniel Distel
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Research Professor
Ocean Genome Legacy, Northeastern University
Lilibeth Salvador-Reyes
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman
Gary Rosenberg
  • Metadata Provider
Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science, Drexel University
Abby Benson
  • Publisher
U.S. Geological Survey

Additional Metadata

marine, harvest by OBIS