Discrimination of the Genus Leontopodium Species (Gentianales: Asteraceae) Based on RAPD

Jeon, Mi Gyeong;Choi, Kang Jun;Kim, Ji Young

  • Received : 2014.12.26
  • Accepted : 2015.02.06
  • Published : 2015.02.28


Korean L. leiolepis of the genus Leontopodium could be discriminate from the foreign L. alpinum using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD). Among the 12 URP markers used for the detection, the URP-5 marker and the URP-7 marker detected polymorphic DNA bands, ranging from 400-1000 bp in the size of amplified DNA fragments.


Leontopodium;RAPD;universal rice primer (URP);Leontopodium leiolepis


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