Combating Illegal Trade in Animal Products by Rapid On-Site DNA Sequencing
Prof M A Jobling, Dr C A May
21 January 2019
Illegal trading in animal products is commonplace, widespread and diverse, ranging from trafficking high-value, CITES-protected, endangered species between countries, fraudulent misidentification of by-catch fish filleted at sea (estimated at ~25%), through to substitution of low-value meat from one species into foodstuffs advertised as containing another (e.g.
Copy number variation in gibbon genomes
Dr E Hollox, Dr R Badge
6 January 2019
Genome structure, including the number and arrangement of chromosomes (called the karyotype), is relatively stable across evolutionary time, with only a few small changes between human and gorilla karyotypes, for example.