Utility of Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) In

Authors(2) :-Manish Sharma, Devinder Singh

Forensic entomology is the study of insects found around the crime scene and are helpful for the estimation of time elapsed since death of a person i.e., post mortem interval (PMI). There are number techniques available for the identification of insect species and Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) is one of those. RAPD is a useful technique designed for the detection of sequence polymorphism in organisms where previous nucleotide sequence data is not available. RAPDs are based on random priming using short primers of arbitrary sequence that act as both forward and reverse primers in the PCR reaction.

Authors and Affiliations

Manish Sharma
PG Department of Agriculture, GSSDGS Khalsa College, Patiala, Punjab, India
Devinder Singh
Department of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India


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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 56-58
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173116
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Manish Sharma, Devinder Singh, " Utility of Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) In ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.56-58, January-February-2017.
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