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The development of DNA probes for the identification of species of origin of raw and cooked fish. - AN0616

Description
The development of DNA probes unique to specific species of fish and the subsequent design of a simple, robust DNA probe-based analytical method for the identification and quantification of fish species in raw, cooked and canned samples.
Objective
To provide a simple, robust DNA probe-based analytical assay for the identification and quantification of tuna, bonito and scampi in raw, cooked and canned samples. Unique specificity for the target fish species to a sensitivity of less than 1% in admixture in raw, cooked and canned samples. Quantification of the target fish species in admixtures to an accuracy of +/-5% (absolute).
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1992

To: 1994

Cost: £164,224
Contractor / Funded Organisations
LGC
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