Chapter 14. New Trends in Species Identification of Fishery Products

  1. Associate Professor Cesarettin Alasalvar2,
  2. Professor Fereidoon Shahidi3,
  3. Professor Kazuo Miyashita4 and
  4. Dr Udaya Wanasundara5
  1. Hartmut Rehbein

Published Online: 2 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch14

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

How to Cite

Rehbein, H. (2010) New Trends in Species Identification of Fishery Products, in Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications (eds C. Alasalvar, F. Shahidi, K. Miyashita and U. Wanasundara), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre, Food Institute, Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey

  2. 3

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

  3. 4

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan

  4. 5

    POS Pilot Plant Corporation, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Author Information

  1. Federal Research Centre for Nutrition and Food, Department of Fish Quality, Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180702

Online ISBN: 9781444325546

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Keywords:

  • new trends in species identification - of fishery products;
  • tools for species identification of fishery products;
  • polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based methods of DNA analysis;
  • tuna species, yellow fin tuna, blue fin tuna and albacore - achieving prices in retail shops or sushi restaurants;
  • DNA microarrays, spots of cDNA or printed oligonucleotides bound to a matrix;
  • usage of mRNA, for species identification - limited by tissue specific expression and low stability of mRNA;
  • determination of origin and stock assignment of fish;
  • PCR-based DNA analysis - identifying fish species;
  • aim of FischDB - in supporting food control laboratories;
  • AFLP, PCR-based technique in population studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background information

  • Microarrays

  • Messenger RNA analysis

  • Detection of allergenic fish and shellfish

  • Determination of origin and stock assignment of fish

  • Data bases

  • Conclusions

  • References