Journal of Medicinal Plants Research

Article Number - 2E64CC942668


Vol.8(2), pp. 121-127 , January 2014

DOI: 10.5897/JMPR10.886   Total Views: 277

ISSN: 1996-0875   Downloaded: 240


Review

DNA markers in the authentication of Traditional Chinese Medicine









Abbreviation:

AFLP, Amplified fragment length polymorphism; AP-PCR,  arbitrarily-primed PCR; DAF, DNA amplified fragments; DALP, direct amplification of length polymorphisms; DGGE, denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis; ISSR, inter-simple sequence repeat; ITS, internal transcribed spacers; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; PCR-RFLP, polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism; RAPD, random amplification of polymorphic DNA; RFLP, restriction fragment length polymorphism; SSCP, single-strand conformation polymorphism; SSRs, simple sequence repeats; TCM, traditional Chinese medicine.


Accepted: 10 December 2010      Published: 10 January 2014


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 Authors


Ying Liu
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA.

Hannah Tan
Department of Surgery, Unversity of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

Yuanling Qi
Department of Oncology, Weifang People's Hospital, Shandong 261041, China.

Xinmin Ruan
Heart Center, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangdong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510105, China.

Naiyou Liu
Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA.

Corresponding Author Email: xinmin.ruan@gmail.com