Burke Museum, Genetic Resources Collection

TitleBurke Museum, Genetic Resources Collection
Publication TypeWebsite
Year of Publication2013
Keywords-80C, centralized repository, frozen tissue collection, genetic resources, herpetology, mammalogy, online database, ornithology, ultra-cold collection, vertebrates
AbstractThe Genetic Resources Collection (GRC) at the Burke Museum houses tissue specimens from vertebrates for use in molecular research. The collection is among the largest of its type in the world, with tissues from more than 50,000 birds, 8,000 mammals and 1,000 reptiles and amphibians.