Sea Stars: Round 1

48 stars were collected from Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park (6 asymptomatic, twisting, lesioned)
~6 asymptomatic
Could not find disease from this site 2 weeks ago
Mo was there 3-4 days ago and saw diseased -> fairly wavy – so likely washed away
Set up tanks: 3 conditions x 4 specimens, plus 3 tanks – 2 control (to be sampled before and after)

test: DNA extraction quality and concentration, new primers

To Do:
Time-lapse Pisaster footage
DNA extraction troubleshoot
Biochemical
New primers-PCR
Histology
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qPCR
Transcript
Proteomics

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