Definitions for "RAPD"
A source of often polymorphic DNA fragments generated in a PCR-like reaction.
Random amplification of polymorphic DNA. A method for identifying differences between genomes of different individuals by PCR with a single short (usually 10-base) primer, which will anneal with complementary sequence at undetermined positions in the genome. The products form a type of "genetic fingerprint".
Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA. DNA polymorphisms amplified by arbitrary primers using PCR. Useful as molecular markers.
Relative afferent pupillary defect.