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American Journal of Botany

Demonstration of Grasshopper Dissection

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Caption: This is a demonstration of grasshopper dissection detailing the procedure for isolating the gut and preparing the foregut and combined midgut+hindgut parts for DNA extraction.

Credit: Video by Alina Avanesyan. From Avanesyan, A. Plant DNA detection from grasshopper guts: A step-by-step protocol, from tissue preparation to obtaining plant DNA sequences. Applications in Plant Sciences 2(2): 1300082. doi:10.3732/apps.1300082.

Usage Restrictions: Please cite the article: Avanesyan, A. Plant DNA detection from grasshopper guts: A step-by-step protocol, from tissue preparation to obtaining plant DNA sequences. Applications in Plant Sciences 2(2): 1300082. doi:10.3732/apps.1300082. Articles and materials published in Applications in Plant Sciences are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (CC-BY-NC-SA).

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