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What does INBio stand for?

INBio stands for Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica)

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I thank the curators of the herbaria at the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (CR), Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INB), Instituto de Biologla (MEXU), and Missouri Botanical Garden (MO) for loans of specimens and the anonymous reviewers for their helpful suggestions.
One of the first bioprospecting groups that attempted to implement the goals and guidelines of the CBD was a collaboration between the pharmaceutical firm Merck & Company and Costa Rica's Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio), a private, nonprofit conservation and research group, INBio agreed to provide Merck with a limited number of plants, fungi, and other samples from Costa Rica's protected areas for scientific and commercial evaluation.