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Microsatellite primers for the Western Pebble-mound Mouse (Pseudomys chapmani) that show cross amplification for other species of Australian rodent

Moro, D. and Spencer, P.B.S. (2003) Microsatellite primers for the Western Pebble-mound Mouse (Pseudomys chapmani) that show cross amplification for other species of Australian rodent. Molecular Ecology Notes, 3 (2). pp. 259-261.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1471-8286.2003.00420.x
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Abstract

We describe 12 dinucleotide and one tetranucleotide microsatellite loci for the Western Pebble-mound Mouse (Pseudomys chapmani) that can be amplified with the polymerase chain reaction. All primers produced clear and highly polymorphic amplification patterns containing between seven and 14 alleles and with high expected heterozygosities. The amplification of these primers across seven related conspecifics makes them useful for population genetic studies and conservation work in several of these species.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Copyright: © 2003 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/16914
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