Agricultural Sciences


Molecular techniques for meat species and sex identification


Agricultural Sciences

Sub Area:

Molecular biology

Focus Area:

Recombinant biology

Company Transferred:

Department of Animal Husbandry, Government Punjab

Developing Agency:

National Research Centre on Meat (NRCM), Hyderabad, Telangana, 500092

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology developed

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Brief Description

Description :

Identification of sex of meat animals is an important issue as cow slaughter is banned in India in most of the states. Keeping this in mind a technology for identification of sex of the animal from which the meat is produced has been developed which involves PCR amplification of Amelogenin XY gene

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