Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Other Areas


Universal Primers for Wildlife Identification


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Other Areas

Focus Area:

Wildlife Identification



Social Benefits:

Identification of any unknown animal sampleat species and sub-species level, The invention also provides a method for the identification of fragments on mitochondrial cytochrome b gene in biological material of unknown origin, Helps for wildlife diagnostics and wildlife protection.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Telangana

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

The invention provides novel universal primers that can amplify the fragment of cytochrome b gene of any animal species in polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and reveal the identity of the biological material of any unknown animal origin and a method for identification of the specific animal from a given biological sample

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