Characterization of eight microsatellite loci in Grant's gazelle (Gazella granti)

Ryan M. Huebinger, Thomas W J De Maar, Laurence H. Woodruff, Daniel Pomp, Edward E. Louis

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Abstract

Eight microsatellite loci were isolated from a genomic DNA library created from Grant's gazelle (Gazella granti). Observed and expected levels of heterozygosity were computed utilizing 20 individuals from a population in Central Kenya. Tests for Hardy-Weinberg equilibria were conducted and found that two of the eight loci deviated from equilibrium in this population. These markers were developed to analyse the genetic effects of culling and isolation on a game preserve in Kenya.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1150-1151
Number of pages2
JournalMolecular Ecology Notes
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

Keywords

  • Gazella
  • Genetic markers
  • Grant's gazelle
  • Microsatellite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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