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Allozymes; Conservation; Elaeagnus mollis; Endangered species; Population genetic structure

Elaeagnus mollis Diels is a group of shrubs and dwarf trees endemic to China and are endangered plants. However, the reason why these plants are endangered remains controversial. The current study aimed to explore the endangered status of E. mollis from a genetic perspective and to propose conservation strategies for this species. Using 16 polymorphic allozyme loci, the ... more

J.M. Zhang; F. Zhang
Chloroplast simple sequence repeat; Endangered species; Genetic diversity; Inbreeding depression; Outbreeding depression

To understand the genetic mechanisms underlying the endangerment of Pinus koraiensis, we studied the mating system of 49 families of this species in 3 natural populations along its post-glacial colonization route across ~1500 km in northeastern China using the chloroplast simple sequence repeat technique. We analyzed 11 polymorphic loci with clear and repeating bands, and we ... more

X. Sui; F.J. Feng; D. Zhao; M. Xing; X.Y. Sun; S.J. Han; M.H. Li
genetic relationships; Groundnut; Microsatellites; peanut; Simple sequence repeat

The Kayabi Indians who inhabit the Xingu Indigenous Park, located in West Central Brazil, have grown and managed peanuts for a long time. A great number of landraces are being maintained by these tribes and some of this germplasm has morphological traits that exceed the variation described in the taxonomic literature. Here, we analyzed the genetic variability of these landraces using a ... more

F.O. Freitas; M.C. Moretzsohn; J.F.M. Valls
FISH; Genomic library; Jackknife estimate; Microsatellites; Piracema species; Prochilodus lineatus

We described five novel microsatellite loci for the piracema fish species Prochilodus lineatus (Characiformes), endemic to South America and of extreme importance to both commercial and artisanal fisheries across its occurrence area. A primary, unenriched genomic library was constructed and radioactively screened for repetitive motifs. Positive clones were automatically ... more

G.M. Yazbeck; E. Kalapothakis
Blastocerus dichotomus; Cervidae; Marsh deer; Microsatellites; Transferability

Blastocerus dichotomus, the marsh deer, is the largest Brazilian Cervidae species. The species is endangered because of hunting and loss of its natural habitat, i.e., flood plain areas, because of hydroelectric power station construction and agricultural land expansion. In the present study, we tested 38 microsatellite loci from four Cervidae species: Odocoileus ... more

K.C.E. Leite; R.G. Collevatti; T.R. Menegasso; W.M. Tomas; J.M.B. Duarte
CG content; Hyperthermophiles; Microsatellites; Optimum growth temperature; SSRs; Thermophiles

All organisms that have been studied until now have been found to have differential distribution of simple sequence repeats (SSRs), with more SSRs in intergenic than in coding sequences. SSR distribution was investigated in Archaea genomes where complete chromosome sequences of 19 Archaea were analyzed with the program SPUTNIK to find di- to penta-nucleotide repeats. The number of ... more

S. Trivedi
Ancestry; Microsatellites; Synthetic breed; Taurine; Zebu

The International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG) has chosen nine microsatellites (international marker set) as a standard that should be included in all cattle parentage studies. They are BM1824, BM2113, INRA023, SPS115, TGLA122, TGLA126, TGLA227, ETH10, and ETH225. We decided to ascertain whether this microsatellite set could be used to determine ancestral proportions in ... more

H.M.S. Bicalho; C.G. Pimenta; I.K.P. Mendes; H.B. Pena; E.M. Queiroz; S.D.J. Pena
Genetic variability; Horse; Microsatellites; Pantaneiro horses

The genetic variability for a sample of 227 animals from three populations of Pantaneiro horses was estimated using data from 10 microsatellite loci. The number of alleles and the proportion of heterozygosity indicated high variability. A total of 91 alleles were found, with a significantly high mean number of alleles. The mean polymorphic information content was 0.7 and the paternity ... more

E.H. Giacomoni; G.P. Fernández-Stolz; T.R.O. Freitas
Horse; Microsatellites; South America; Venezuelan Criollo

Various horse populations in the Americas have an origin in Spain; they are remnants of the first livestock introduced to the continent early in the colonial period (16th and 17th centuries). We evaluated genetic variability within the Venezuelan Criollo horse and its relationship with other horse breeds. We observed high levels of genetic diversity within the Criollo breed. Significant ... more

E.G. Cothran; J.L. Canelon; C. Luis; E. Conant; R. Juras
Genetic diversity; Microsatellites; SSR markers; Wild sweet cherry

Wild sweet cherry (Prunus avium) trees are abundant in the northern part of Turkey, including the Coruh Valley. We analyzed 18 wild sweet cherry genotypes collected from diverse environments in the upper Coruh Valley in Turkey to determine genetic variation, using 10 SSR primers. These SSR primers generated 46 alleles; the number of alleles per primer ranged from 3 to 7, with a ... more

S. Ercisli; G. Agar; N. Yildirim; H. Karlidag; B. Duralija; A. Vokurka