Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1471-8286.2002.00159.x
Title: Microsatellites from genes show polymorphism in two related Oreochromis species
Authors: Yue, G.H.
Orban, L. 
Keywords: Cichlidae
Cross-priming
DNA markers
Microsatellite
Oreochromis
Tilapia
Issue Date: 2002
Citation: Yue, G.H., Orban, L. (2002). Microsatellites from genes show polymorphism in two related Oreochromis species. Molecular Ecology Notes 2 (2) : 99-100. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1471-8286.2002.00159.x
Abstract: Six microsatellites were detected in the IGF-II, GH2, prolactin I and insulin genes of Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) by screening DNA sequences deposited to GenBank. Genotyping of 24 individuals from each species revealed that all six microsatellites were polymorphic in both species. In Mozambique tilapia the number of alleles ranged from 3 to 17 (average 9.8), whereas in Nile tilapia the range was 4-21 (average 10.5). The range of expected heterozygosity values were 0.44-0.95 (average 0.79) in Mozambique tilapia, and 0.52-0.96 (average 0.73) in Nile tilapia.
Source Title: Molecular Ecology Notes
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132755
ISSN: 14718278
DOI: 10.1046/j.1471-8286.2002.00159.x
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