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Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) [PDF]

BY: Mallar Kanti Nath | Category: Genetics | Submitted: 2017-06-29 11:22:21
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Article Summary: "This article gives an overview of the basics of SNP, how SNPs are discovered and how the genotyping with SNP markers are done..."

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Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP)

Authors :1Mallar, K. N. and 2Prasenjit, D.
1 M.Sc. (Agri.), Dept. of Biotechnology, AAU, Jorhat, Assam
2 M.Sc. (Agri.), Dept. of Biotechnology, UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka
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What is SNP?

If there is a difference of only one nucleotide (either Adenine / Guanine / Thiamine / Cytosine) in between two DNA sequences the difference is called Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP), often pronounced as "snip" or "snips" in plural.

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