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Mitochondrial DNA based studies in Sarcophagid flies from India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, Govt Degree College, Kaushambi, UP, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 5, Issue (12), Pages 17-20, December,2 (2016)

Abstract

Now a days DNA based characterization has been extensively used as a tool in forensic studies because it accurately determines the post mortem interval. Initially the dead bodies are attracted by the flies belonging to the family Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae. The flies of the Sarcophagidae family shows morphological similarity. In forensic studies, however, the exact identification of the fly is most significant step. Therefore, it is worthwhile to characterize the mitochondrial or nuclear region to resolve the problem related with similarity. In this review article an attempt has been made to summarize the mitochondrial DNA based studies pertaining to identification and phylogenetic relationship from India.

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