Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-4924
Zulliger, D; Ruch, M; Tanner, S; Ribi, G (2008). Characterization of nine microsatellite loci in the sea star Astropecten aranciacus and cross-species amplification for related taxa. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8(3):634-636.
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So far, only few microsatellite markers have been developed and extensively tested for echinoderms. To study the population genetic structure of the sea star Astropecten aranciacus, we developed primers for nine polymorphic microsatellite loci and tested them on two populations from Faro in Portugal (N = 25) and from La Herradura in Spain (N = 20). Within populations, allele numbers varied from four to 20, while expected and observed heterozygosities ranged from 0.593 to 0.936 and from 0.222 to 0.900, respectively. Additional cross-species amplifications were polymorphic at some loci, indicating their potential usefulness for related taxa.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies|
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology|
590 Animals (Zoology)
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||asteroidea, Astropecten aranciacus, echinoderm, invertebrate, microsatellite, primers|
|Date:||28 June 2008|
|Deposited On:||17 Nov 2008 11:00|
|Last Modified:||28 Nov 2013 00:54|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times cited: 3|
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