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Microsatellite markers in the endangered Australian northern corroboree frog, Pseudophryne pengilleyi (Anura: Myobatrachidae) and amplification in other Pseudophryne species

Morgan, Matthew; Byrne, Phillip G; Hayes, Christine; Keogh, J Scott

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Seven microsatellite primer pairs were isolated and characterized in the endangered Australian northern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne pengilleyi). All seven were polymorphic (2-14 alleles) and displayed high heterozygosity (0.036-0.964) in 28 sampled individuals. We also tested the microsatellites on two closely related species. Four were polymorphic in the southern corroboree frog (P. corroboree) and Bibron's toadlet (P. bibronii). These primers will be useful in studies of conservation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/55950
Source: Conservation Genetics
DOI: 10.1007/s10592-007-9468-y

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