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Aquaculture Studies 2012, Vol 12, Num, 3     (Pages: 008-017)

Molecular Genetic Markers for Fish Diseases and Their Usage

Mustafa TÜRE 1 ,Oğuzhan EROĞLU 1 ,Ercüment AKSAKAL 2

1 Su Ürünleri Merkez Araştırma Enstitüsü, Vali Adil Yazar Cad. No:14 Kaşüstü Beldesi Yomra/Trabzon
2 Atatürk Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi Tarımsal Biyoteknoloji Bölümü, Erzurum
DOI : 10.17693/yunusae.v2012i21908.235433 Viewed : 1878 - Downloaded : 1480 Molecular techniques developed in recent years relatively faster and more sensitive than traditional methods that are used to research fish pathogens. Regard to detection and spread of fish pathogens can be obteined quick and reliable information thanks to techniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP), Pulse-field gel electroforesis (PFGE), and multiplex PCR. Thus can be prevented outbreak diseases, reduced so that creation of antibiotic resistant bacteria and cost of treatment in aquaculture. In this paper, common molecular techniques are reviewed for detection and epidemiology of fish pathogens and their application are described. Keywords : Aquaculture, fish pathogens, molecular methods