Picotiter Plate

Picotiter Plate

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This picotiter plate held DNA samples from Costa Rican cacao trees during analysis to sequence the cacao genome from 2009 to 2011. The genome sequencing was part of a $10 million collaboration sponsored by American chocolate company Mars Inc. to work towards developing disease resistant cacao trees and ensuring a stable cacao supply.
Object Name
picotiter plate
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
overall: 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 3/4 in;.3175 cm x 7.46125 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
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accession number
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Credit Line
Indiana University thru Scott Michaels
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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