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Assessment of 17 new whiskered auklet ( Aethia pygmaea ) microsatellite loci in 42 seabirds identifies 5–15 polymorphic markers for each of nine Alcinae species

Dawson, DA, Hunter, FM, Pandhal, J, Buckland, R, Parham, A, Jones, IL, Brattshaw, M, Jehle, R and Burke, T 2005, 'Assessment of 17 new whiskered auklet ( Aethia pygmaea ) microsatellite loci in 42 seabirds identifies 5–15 polymorphic markers for each of nine Alcinae species' , Molecular Ecology Notes, 5 , pp. 289-297.

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Abstract

We isolated 17 microsatellite loci in the whiskered auklet ( Aethia pygmaea ) and tested them for amplification in 48 species from 13 seabird families (including 42 seabirds). Fifteen of these loci were also tested for polymorphism in 38 of the species, which included nine species of Alcinae (four auklets, Atlantic puffin, dovekie, razorbill and two murre species). On the average, nine loci were polymorphic per Alcinae species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alcinae, auklet, Aves, cross-species utility, Laridae, microsatellite, seabird
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QL Zoology
Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Subjects outside of the University Themes
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 Notes
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1471-8278
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2009 12:08
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:00
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2395

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