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Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length

Variation occurring within a species in the presence or length of DNA fragment generated by a specific endonuclease at a specific site in the genome. Such variations are generated by mutations that create or abolish recognition sites for these enzymes or change the length of the fragment.

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.795.595

MeSH Unique ID: D012150

Entry Terms:

  • RFLPs
  • Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms
  • Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism
  • RFLP

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