DNA barcodeDNA barcode
A short, standardized nucleotide sequence of an organism's DNA, usually from a mitochondrion or a chloroplast, used in DNA barcoding.
transitive verbDNA bar·cod·ed, DNA bar·cod·ing, DNA bar·codes
- To sequence (a segment of DNA) for use in DNA barcoding.
- To identify the species of (a given biological specimen) by means of its DNA barcode.