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Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique

"Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Technique" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1999 and 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.