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Research Article

Improved Methods of Carnivore Faecal Sample Preservation, DNA Extraction and Quantification for Accurate Genotyping of Wild Tigers

  • Patlolla Anuradha Reddy equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Patlolla Anuradha Reddy, Maradani Bhavanishankar, Jyotsna Bhagavatula

    Affiliation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Maradani Bhavanishankar equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Patlolla Anuradha Reddy, Maradani Bhavanishankar, Jyotsna Bhagavatula

    Affiliation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Jyotsna Bhagavatula equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Patlolla Anuradha Reddy, Maradani Bhavanishankar, Jyotsna Bhagavatula

    Affiliation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Katakam Harika,

    Affiliation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Ranjeet Singh Mahla,

    Affiliation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Sisinthy Shivaji mail

    shivas@ccmb.res.in

    Affiliation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Published: October 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046732

About the Authors

Patlolla Anuradha Reddy, Maradani Bhavanishankar, Jyotsna Bhagavatula, Katakam Harika, Ranjeet Singh Mahla, Sisinthy Shivaji
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

Corresponding Author

Email: shivas@ccmb.res.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PAR JB. Performed the experiments: MB KH RSM. Analyzed the data: PAR MB JB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SS. Wrote the paper: PAR JB SS.