16. Wildlife Forensics in Thailand

Utilization of Mitochondrial DNA Sequences

  1. Jane E. Huffman2 and
  2. John R. Wallace3
  1. Suchitra Changtragoon

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch16

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Changtragoon, S. (2011) Wildlife Forensics in Thailand, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. Forest Genetics and Biotechnology Division, Forest and Plant Conservation Research Office, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, 61 Phaholyothin, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand 10900

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142



  • wildlife forensics, in Thailand;
  • mitochondrial DNA sequencing;
  • DNA extraction, amplification;
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus);
  • ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network;
  • CITES laws, conserving tigers;
  • phylogenetic, neighbor-joining analysis;
  • wildlife forensics;
  • public awareness


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • DNA Extraction and Amplification

  • DNA Sequencing

  • Origin Identification

  • Species and Subspecies Identification

  • Results of the Investigations

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References