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DNA Profiling and DNA Fingerprinting : Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine - Jorg T. Epplen

DNA Profiling and DNA Fingerprinting

Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine

By: Jorg T. Epplen (Editor), Thomas Lubjuhn (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 1999
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This manual presents practical approaches to using DNA fingerprinting and genetic profiling to answer a variety of biological and medical questions. It provides detailed methodology for setting up and performing experiments and evaluating results. Extensive troubleshooting tips, helpful hints, and advice for daily practice are also included. This will be a useful guide for scientists and researchers engaged in genetic identification and relationship analyses.

List of Contributors
Preface
Abbreviations
DNA Fingerprinting of Prokaryotic Genomesp. 1
Plant DNA Fingerprinting and Profilingp. 17
DNA Fingerprinting and Profiling in Behavioural Ecologyp. 39
DNA Profiling in Veterinary Medicinep. 53
Multilocus DNA Fingerprintingp. 71
Various Levels of (Epi)Genetic Diversities as Demonstrable via Simple Repeated Sequencesp. 83
Forensics: Analysis of Short Tandem Repeat Loci by Multiplex PCR and Real Time Fluorescence Detection During Capillary Electrophoresisp. 101
Mitochondrial DNA: Diversity Analysis and Possible Pitfallsp. 117
PCR-based DNA Profiling of Human Y Chromosomesp. 133
The Use of Imperfect Microsatellites for DNA Fingerprinting and Population Geneticsp. 153
PCR-SSCP: A Method for Reliably Detecting Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Multifactorial Diseasesp. 167
Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphisms: A Non-Random PCR-Based Technique for Multilocus Samplingp. 177
Two-Dimensional DNA Fingerprintingp. 195
Statistical Approaches and Methods in Population Genetics Using Microsatellite Datap. 215
Statistical Inference from DNA Evidencep. 229
Guide to Solutionsp. 245
Guide to Protocolsp. 246
Troubleshooting Guidep. 248
Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9783764360184
ISBN-10: 3764360186
Series: Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st May 1999
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 25.04 x 18.62  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.5