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Ponencias en congresos:
Identification of Lichenous and Lichenicolous Diaspora in the Atmosphere of Madrid (Spain) using Next-Generation Sequencing
Año:2016
Áreas de investigación
  • Microbiología,
  • Caracterización de biodiversidad,
  • Biotecnología,
  • Calidad de medio ambiente,
  • Contaminación atmosférica
Datos
Descripción
Lichens play a major role in the ecosystems. In the cities, lichens contribute to support biodiversity of micro- and macroorganisms and are useful as bioindicators of air pollution and environmental changes. Although we know that lichen diaspora (spores and vegetative propagules) can travel by the wind and colonize faraway areas, the species richness and abundance of lichen diaspora presented in the air is still scarcely known. We combine the use of Hirst-type volumetric aerobiological trap with the analyses from Next-Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) The molecular marker analysed was the ITS2 of the rDNA. The samples were collected during one week in two different sites of Madrid (Spain). Sampling was repeated once for each season during a year. The preliminary results obtained for fungal identification show an interesting diversity of species of different taxonomic groups. This diversity varies among seasons of the year. We are analysing the dispersal strategies of the species and comparing the species record with the regional checklists of the Madrid province, bordering regions and whole Iberian Peninsula. Altogether, our preliminary results show that aerobiological techniques in combination with NGS analyses are a promising tool for the study of different subjects as ecology, biogeography or biological conservation.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
The 8th IAL Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time
Tipo de participación
970
Lugar del congreso
Helsinki (Finlandia)
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
01/08/2016
Fecha fin congreso
05/08/2016
Desde la página
106
Hasta la página
106
Título de las actas
IAL Abstract 2016
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Participantes
  • Autor: Guillermo Amo de Paz (Facultad de Farmacia (Universidad Complutense de Madrid))
  • Autor: Andrés Nuñez Hernández (UPM)
  • Autor: Zuzana Ferencova (Facultad de Farmacia (Universidad Complutense de Madrid))
  • Autor: Alberto Rastrojo (Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CBMSO-CSIC))
  • Autor: Ana Maria Garcia Ruiz (UPM)
  • Autor: Antonio Alcamí (Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CBMSO-CSIC))
  • Autor: A. Montserrat Gutiérrez-Bustillo (Facultad de Farmacia (Universidad Complutense de Madrid))
  • Autor: Diego Alejandro Moreno Gomez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Bioingeniería y Materiales (BIO-MAT)
  • Departamento: Física Aplicada e Ingeniería de Materiales
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