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Learning about Shark Lifestyle – Studies from Preserved Samples

Telstar - Sample preparation. Freeze drying cells

The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board situated just north of Durban has been using a Telstar freeze dryer supplied by Labotec to preserve biological samples used for local and collaborative research.  Their work focuses on  stable isotopes  which are delivering interesting information on the presently little known food web interactions over ontogeny, the presence of retroviral DNA, […]