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Characterization of novel microsatellites from Drosophila transversa

Department of Biology, University of Oulu, PO Box 3000, FIN-90014 Oulu, Finland.
Molecular Ecology Resources (Impact Factor: 5.63). 03/2009; 9(2):645-7. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02497.x
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ABSTRACT We investigated a partial genomic library of Drosophila transversa for microsatellites and developed 12 markers for genetic analyses. This is the first time that microsatellite primers from the quinaria species group have been described. Four loci were cross-amplified in D. phalerata. Nine out of the 12 microsatellite markers developed are likely to be on the X chromosome.

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