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Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique
Tree Number(s)
E05.393.620.500.687
E05.601.700
Unique ID
D019105
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019105
Scope Note
Technique that utilizes low-stringency polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification with single primers of arbitrary sequence to generate strain-specific arrays of anonymous DNA fragments. RAPD technique may be used to determine taxonomic identity, assess kinship relationships, analyze mixed genome samples, and create specific probes.
Entry Term(s)
Arbitrarily Primed PCR Reaction
RAPD Technic
RAPD Technique
RAPD-PCR
Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technic
Previous Indexing
Polymerase Chain Reaction (1991-1995)
See Also
DNA Fingerprinting
Genetic Markers
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2015/06/23
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