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Genetic markers: derived CAPS



  • Enables the conversion of many more SNPs to CAPS assays
  • Co-dominant


  • Multi-step assay not amenable to high throughput
  • Prior knowledge of sequence polymorphisms

  • dCAPS Finder 2.0 software available at:

Publication reference:

Neff, M. M., Neff, J. D., Chory, J., and Pepper, A. E. (1998). dCAPS, a simple technique for the genetic analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms: experimental applications in Arabidopsis thaliana genetics. The Plant Journal, 14 (3): 387–392.