DNA Fingerprinting for the Protection of Endangered Species

  • J. Máthé
  • R. Wolfes
  • A. Seitz


The main application of DNA fingerprinting is based on identity and paternity testing in man [6, 7]. In the last years it has also been increasingly used for zoological problems [2–5, 8, 10, 12, 13]. In this study DNA fingerprinting was applied for “forensics” in the field of protection of endangered species.


Oligonucleotide Probe House Sparrow Simple Repeat Snow Goose Illegal Market 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Máthé
  • R. Wolfes
  • A. Seitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für ZoologieJohannes-Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany

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