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Table 2 Summary of PCR amplifications using a range of primers and DNA templates of varying quality.

From: Forensic identification of severely degraded Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) tissues

Tissue source Primer sets
  Short fragment COI Barcode Microsatellite
  O. mykiss -specific S. salar -specific Fish1 Omm1303 Ssp2201
Decayed fillets + + - - -
Ensilage NA + - NA [+]
Salmon pâté NA + - NA -
Canned salmon fillet NA + - NA -
  1. COI = cytochrome c oxidase I
  2. + = Amplification of a PCR product of appropriate size using the indicated DNA template; - = no product detected; [+] = amount of PCR product was so low that interpretation of the result was ambiguous; NA = not applicable.