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Utility of FTA cards for the preservation of marine green and red algal DNA

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Fast Technology for Analysis of nucleic acids (FTA) cards are embedded with special chemicals that inhibit degradation of DNA. The FTA card system was tested on marine green and red algae collected in New Hanover County, North Carolina. Overall, the use of FTA cards to preserve marine algal DNA is promising.