Generation of a sequence characterized amplified region probe for authentication of crocodilian species
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AbstractA 209-base pair (bp) crocodilian-specific sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR) was identified from a 425-bp randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) fragment. The 209-bp SCAR was produced from amplifications of DNA extracted from fresh and/or dry meat samples from at least three species of Crocodylus, Caiman crocodylus, and Alligator mississippiensis. No amplification was observed from DNA of other common animal species. The use of SCAR opens the way for quick authentication of crocodilian samples for conservation biology and trade regulation. (C) 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
All Author(s) ListYau FCF, Wong KL, Wang J, But PPH, Shaw PC
Name of Conference2nd International Crocodilian DNA Workshop
Start Date of Conference01/11/2001
Place of ConferenceSAN DIEGO
Journal nameJournal of Experimental Zoology
Volume Number294
Issue Number4
Pages382 - 386
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesZoology

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