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Can DNA analysis of a piece of cooked meat determine the source animal? A local restaurant serves chicken that is unlike any chicken I've ever seen.

Question #145316. Asked by goatlockerjoe.
Last updated Jan 21 2018.
Originally posted Jan 18 2018 7:42 PM.

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This paper says so, but it is tedious - they think they have a better method than the traditional one. It can be used to separate and identify the species in a mixed meat sample, and on cooked meats.
In 2012, a paper published in Food Control (4) described a real-time PCR-based method for the identification of pork, chicken, turkey, beef and lamb in mixed meat and processed food samples.


This paper refers to identification of DNA in cooked and canned products.


Jan 18 2018, 9:32 PM
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