Dr. Pradit Sangthong

  • Position: Lecturer
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  • Contacts: Department of Genetics, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
  • Education:
  • 2006Ph.D. (Genetics) Kasetsart University, Thailand
    2001 M.S. (Genetics) Kasetsart University, Thailand
    1997 B.S. (Agriculture) Kasetsart University, Thailand

    Research interestsGrantsAdditional informationPublication
  • Phylogenetic analysis and molecular marker of swimming crabs (the family Portunidae)
  • Genetic diversity, population genetic structures, and phylogeography of Episesarma spp. in Adaman seacoase of Thailand
  • Development of molecular markers for pufferfish identifications in Thailand
  • Genetics diversity of Macrobrachium lanchesteri in Thailand
  • Analysis of genetic structure of Indo-Pacific mackerel populations in the Gulf of Thailand
  • Species identification of mud crabs genus Scylla by mean of DNA sequencing for sustainable aquaculture and resource menagement
  • Genetic differentiation among Mekong giant catfish (Pangasianodon gigas Chevey) populations from rearing ponds



      University Development Co-operation (UDC) for Graduate School (Ph.D. candidate)
    Sangthong, P., L. Ngernsiri and D. Sangthong. 2014. Identification of puffer fish of the genus Lagocephalus: L. lunaris, L. spadiceus and L. inermis, using multiplex PCR. Food Biotechnol. (in press).
    Poonsuk, S., P. Sangthong, N. Petcharat and P. Lekcharoensuk. 2013. Genesis and gene constellation of swine influenza viruses in Thailand. Vet. Microbiol 167: 314-326.
    Wannajuk, M., P. Sangthong, S. Natapintu, P. Wonnapinij, S. Vuttipongchaikij, A. Kubera, K. Won-In, M. Mingmuang, and W. Surat. 2013. Ancient DNA of pigs in Thailand: Evidence of multiple origins of Thai pigs in the late Neolithic period. ScienceAsia 39: 456-465.
    Wisoram, W., P. Sangthong and L. Ngernsiri. 2013. Meiotic chromosome analysis of the giant water bug, Lethocerus indicus. Insect Science 13:39. doi: 10.1673/031.013.3901.
    Supmee, V., L. Ngernsiri, A. Sriboonlert, P. Wonnapinij and P. Sangthong. 2012. Population genetics of violet vinegar crab (Episesarma versicolor) along the Andaman Sea coast of Thailand. Zool. Stud. 51: 1040-1050.
    Rueanghiran, C., C. Apiwathnasorn, P. Sangthong, Y. Samung and J. Ruangsittichai. 2011. Utility of a set of conserved mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I gene primers for Mansonia annulata identification. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health 42: 1381-1387.
    Sangthong, P. and L. Ngernsiri. 2009. The handbook of pufferfish species identification using molecular markers. RDG5020081, The Thailand Research Fund. p.61
    Jondeung, A., P. Sangthong and R. Zardoya. 2007. The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the Mekong giant catfish (Pangasianodon gigas), and the phylogenetic relationships among Siluriformes. Gene 387: 49-57.
    Sangthong, P. and A. Jondeung. 2006. Clasification of three crab morphs in the genus Scylla using morphometric analysis. Kasetsart J. (Nat. Sci.) 40: 958-970.
    Sangthong, P. and A. Jondeung. 2003. Cloning and nucleotide sequence of four tRNA genes in mitochondrial genome of Thai walking catfish, Clarias macrocephalus Gunther. Kasetsart J. (Nat. Sci.) 37: 33-40.
    Sangthong, P., S. Ratanapo and A. Jondeung. 2001. Cloning and partial nucleotide sequence of Asian catfish, Clarias batrachus, mitochondrial genome, Proceeding of 12th Annual Seminar of Genetic Society of Thailand, pp. 222-225. Text & Journal Publication Co., Bangkok.

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