SNP’s identify mapping data & are a benefit of breeding strategies & global agricultural development. Our SNP assays increase speed of genotyping and are of low cost.learn more
Marker-assisted selection (MAS) and Marker-assisted breeding (MAB)
SNP marker development for a genome screening tool is based on three detection, validation & selection.learn more
MAS can be applied to support existing conventional breeding programmes in crops, livestock, foestry etc.learn more
Most of the traits considered are in animal and plant genetic improvement programmes. LGC is helping to shape livestock research.learn more
Existing use of Marker-assisted selection (MAS) in plant & animal breeding (MAB) involves a high level of expenditure, in terms of SNP assays, equipment and informatics.
KASP™ genotyping chemistry in MAS has become the “global benchmark”* technology allowing greater numbers of assays to be rapidly developed and genotyped in a highly flexible and industry proven manner.
*Single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping using Kompetitive Allele Specific PCR (KASP): overview of the technology and its application in crop improvement Kassa Semagn • Raman Babu • Sarah Hearne • Michael Olsen Mol Breeding DOI 10.1007/s11032-013-9917-x