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Y chromosome microsatellite markers identified from the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) and their amplification in three other macropod species

Macdonald, Anna J; Sankovic, Natasha; Sarre, Stephen; Fitzsimmons, Nancy; Wakefield, Matthew; Graves, Jennifer; Zengers, Kyall R

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Microsatellites were identified from three fully sequenced Y chromosome-specific bacterial artificial chromosome clones from the tammar wallaby, Macropus eugenii. Ten microsatellites were genotyped in male tammar wallabies. Four loci were polymorphic with between two and six alleles per locus. Eleven different haplotypes were identified from 22 male tammar wallabies. No amplifications were obtained from female samples. Each microsatellite was also shown to amplify reliably in at least one other...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22441
Source: Molecular Ecology Notes
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01491.x

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