Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Steere's Liocichla (Liocichla steerii)

Carol Yeung, Yi Jiun Huang, Shou-Hsien Li

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Abstract

For the Steere's Liocichla (Liocichla steerii) we developed seven polymorphic microsatellite markers from a partial genomic library enriched for GATA, tetranucleotide repeats. Among the 27-28 individuals screened, allelic diversity ranged from six to 19 alleles per locus and the observed heterozygosity of each locus ranged from 0.250 to 0.889. All loci conformed to Hardy-Weinberg expectations except for two that appeared to be Z-linked; such Z-linked loci can be used in studies of male dispersal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)420-422
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular Ecology Notes
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Sep 1

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Keywords

  • Liocichla
  • Liocichla steerii
  • Microsatellites
  • Tetranucleotide repeat

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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