Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for Allobates femoralis, an Amazonian dendrobatoid frog
Jehle, R, Gasser, H, Gautschi, B, Amezquita, A and Hodl, W 2008, 'Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for Allobates femoralis, an Amazonian dendrobatoid frog' , Molecular Ecology Resources, 8 , pp. 1326-1328.
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Within the anuran amphibians, dendrobatoids (poison-arrow frogs) are renowned for their parental care, but the lack of highly variable DNA markers so far precluded precise and comprehensive measurements of their genetic mating system. Here we present 10 polymorphic microsatellites for Allobates femoralis, a widespread dendrobatoid from the Amazon basin. In 24 field-collected individuals, we found between seven and 15 alleles per locus, without deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium or linkage disequilibrium. The loci will be employed to quantify reproductive success in view of male territoriality and female mate choice, as well as to determine the fine-scale genetic structure of local populations.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Allobates femoralis, amphibians, dendrobatoids, microsatellites, parentage, PCR primers|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QL Zoology|
Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
|Journal or Publication Title:||Molecular Ecology Resources|
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|Date Deposited:||30 Oct 2009 10:29|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 12:16|
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