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List of Nile Tilapia Mitochondrial DNA Sequences

Requested from NRCP by B. Tarras at 02:52 PM on Mar 31, 2022.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2008 - 03/31/2022
Tracking no: #NRCP-173051606766

Tarras 02:52 PM, Mar 31, 2022

Good day!

We are Research 2 students, members of the Life Science group
LS-10-23 from Philippine Science High School CALABARZON Region Campus. We are currently conducting a research study entitled "Genetic Diversity Analysis of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Mitochondria DNA in the Philippines using Select Databases". We have read about your past works and publications, and we are highly interested in potentially collaborating. In this regard, we would like to request for copies of mitochondrial DNA sequences of Nile tilapia available for use, in order to further our progress

Officer 09:21 AM, Apr 12, 2022

April 12, 2022

Dear Benedict Troy,

Thank you for your request dated Mar 31, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of Nile Tilapia Mitochondrial DNA Sequences.

We received your request on Mar 31, 2022 and will respond on or before Apr 21, 2022 02:52:30 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #NRCP-173051606766.

Thank you.


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Sumagaysay 09:26 AM, Apr 20, 2022

April 20, 2022

Dear Benedict Troy Tarras,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 31, 2022 02:52:30 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for List of Nile Tilapia Mitochondrial DNA Sequences.

Response to Request

We would like to inform you that  the Council has a related research regarding your concern titled, "Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of the Bacterial Microbiota of Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) Cultured in Eastern Ponds as Toll for Investigating Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases of Tilapia in the Philippines."

If you are interested to the above research, kindly coordinate with our Head Librarian Ms. Lanie P. Manalo at

Also, you may contact the DOST-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) if they have more related research regarding your concern. You may contact them through email at or telephone number (632) 8779-5680

Thank you very much.


Marieta Bañez Sumagaysay, PhD.
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