Trypanosoma evansi: Genetic variability detected using amplified restriction fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis of Kenyan isolates

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Masiga, D.K.; Ndung’u, K.; Tweedie, A.; Tait, A.; Turner, C.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: QR355
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | bacterial infections and mycoses | parasitic diseases | geographic locations

We compared two methods to generate polymorphic markers to investigate the population genetics of Trypanosoma evansi; random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) and amplified restriction fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analyses. AFLP accessed many more polymorphisms th... View more
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