Thirty-four Styphnolobium japonicum varieties were analyzed using sequence-related amplified polymorphism (SRAP) markers, to investigate genetic variation and test the effectiveness of SRAP markers in DNA fingerprint establishment. Twelve primer pairs were selected from 120 primer combinations for their reproducibility and high polymorphism. We found a total of 430 amplified fragments, of which 415 fragments were considered polymorphic with an average of 34.58 polymorphic fragments for each primer combination.
Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is an important worldwide zoonotic disease that causes large economic losses and human suffering. Echinococcus granulosus, the causative agent of CE, exhibits different genotypes in different locations. In order to identify its genotypes and analyze its genetic structure on the Tibetan Plateau, we collected 72 hydatid cysts from different intermediate hosts and amplified and sequenced their mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 2 (cox2) genes. Seventy isolates were identified as the E.
DNA barcoding is an effective method for identifying species by analyzing one or a few short standardized DNA sequences. In this study, we examined the utility of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I (COI) sequences as a DNA barcode for the identification of six species belonging to the genus Thryssa: T. dussumieri, T. hamiltonii, T. kammalensis, T. mystax, T. setirostris, and T. vitrirostris. We obtained an intraspecific distance of 0.000 for T. vitrirostris and T.