Scottish scientists developing rapid PCR test for oyster diseases

Published on
October 4, 2021
An image of Bonamia ostreae, one of several pathogens Scottish scientists are developing a rapid test for.

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method to help detect the presence of diseases and biofouling species affecting oysters and mussels is being developed by aquaculture researchers in Scotland. 

Funding amounting to almost GBP 200,000 (USD 271,310, EUR 233,571) has been given to …

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Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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