Specific Identification Method based on PCR for Drosophila melanogaster

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D. melanogaster is one of the most harmful citrus fruit flies having a large number of host plants. The molecular diagnostic method has been created for identification the D. melanogaster from another non-quarantine species Drosophila spp. The proposed method for differentiation is to use the mitochondrial DNA cytochrome oxidase I gene region 709-bp. We amplified samples of DNA with primers Droso-S391 and Droso-A381 by D. melanogaster, D. suzukii, and D. Simulans collections in the laboratory samples from many countries and contrasted with sequences of other GenBank Drosophila taxa. The findings of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based on DNA sequence polymorphisms showed that these primers accurately identify the area of the gene as well as the unique primers of Drosophila melanogaster.

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Yousef Naserzadeh

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia; All-Russian Plant Quarantine Centre

Author for correspondence.
Email: unaserzadeh@gmail.com

Researcher, Agro-Biotechnological Department, Agrarian and Technological Institute

Moscow, Russian Federation; Moscow region, Russian Federation

Elena N. Pakina

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: e-pakina@yandex.ru

Associate Professor, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Agro-Biotechnological Department, Agrarian and Technological Institute

Moscow, Russian Federation

Abdorreza M. Nafchi

University Sains Malaysia

Email: amohammadi@usm.my


Penang, Malaysia

Anvar Sh. Gadzhikurbanov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: gadcgikurbanow@mail.ru

Agroengineering Department, Agrarian and Technological Institute

Moscow, Russian Federation


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