Novel real-time PCR method based on growth hormone gene for identification of Salmonidae ingredient in food.


To avoid fraudulent substitutions in fish markets, the proper methods are needed to test the authenticity of the ingredients. As a preferable methodology, a quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) method was used in this study to identify species from the Salmonidae family based on the salmon growth hormone gene. Fish samples of six genera… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/jf400769y