Progrès en génie génétique

Progrès en génie génétique
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ISSN: 2169-0111


RAPD Analysis of DNA Isolated from Turmeric Rhizomes Collected from Northeast India

Rimi Paul, Bhau BS, Zaman K and Sharma HK

Turmeric has been used as condiments and as medicine by traditional healers of northeast India. The rhizome contains various constituents including polyphenols, polysaccharides and alkaloids. A simple method was adapted for isolation, PCR amplification of DNA and the RAPD analysis was carried out. The results of the study are reported here.