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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2011 Vol.12 No.5 P.393-398


Molecular authentication of geo-authentic Scrophularia ningpoensis

Author(s):  Chuan Chen, Li-na Duan, Xiao-long Zhou, Bing-long Chen, Cheng-xin Fu

Affiliation(s):  Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology for Endangered Wildlife of Ministry of Education, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China, Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany and Biodiversity, Institute of Plant Sciences and Conservation Center for Gene Resources of Endangered Wildlife, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China, Pan’an Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Pan’an 322300, China

Corresponding email(s):   cxfu@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR), Sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR), Scrophularia ningpoensis, Chinese Materia Medica, Traditional Chinese medicine

Chuan Chen, Li-na Duan, Xiao-long Zhou, Bing-long Chen, Cheng-xin Fu. Molecular authentication of geo-authentic Scrophularia ningpoensis[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2011, 12(5): 393-398.

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Scrophularia ningpoensis has long been used in the chinese Materia Medica for inflammation. Like other herbal medicines, S. ningpoensis collected from different localities may considerably differ in their therapeutic efficacy, and the one grown in Zhejiang Province is recognized as geo-authentic. However, it is difficult to confirm the geographical authenticity by similar morphological characteristics. In the present study, inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers were conducted to detect S. ningpoensis from different origins. A 1 259-bp fragment amplified by primer UBC874 was found only in geo-authentic ones. By cloning and sequencing that specific band, sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR) markers were designed to distinguish geo-authentic S. ningpoensis from others. This is a rapid and easy method that can be used to identify the geographical authenticity of S. ningpoensis.

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