Using frontier technologies for the quality assurance of medicinal herbs

Summary

1. Refine the prototype DNA fingerprinting microarray developed for Chinese medicinal herbs, expanding its functionality to include other herbs important to the Australian herbal industry, e.g. Ayurvedic, Western and PanAmerican herbs, 2. Develop a database of DNA fingerprints for economically important species and chemotypes of medicinal herbs.

Program

New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Objective Summary

1. Refine the prototype DNA fingerprinting microarray developed for Chinese medicinal herbs expanding its functionality to include other herbs important to the Australian herbal industry e.g. Ayurvedic Western and PanAmerican herbs 2. Develop a database of DNA fingerprints for economically important species and chemotypes of medicinal herbs.

Project Code

PRJ-000763

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Advanced Technology

National Priority

NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews

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Using Frontier Technologies for the Quality Assurance of Medicinal Herbs