Microsatellite markers for genetic. characterization of Bikaneri camel

Mehta, S.C. and Sahani, M.S. (2007) Microsatellite markers for genetic. characterization of Bikaneri camel. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 77 (6). pp. 509-512. ISSN 0367-8318

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Abstract

Microsatellite loci (16) were investigated for studying the genetic polymorphism in Bikaneri camels. Out of these 13 loci were found polymorphic. The number of alleles ranged from 2 to 7. The expected heterozygosity ranged from 0.289 to 0.815. The polymorphic information content ranged from 0.267 to 0.789. The results indicated existence of enough genetic variation among dromedary individuals and the potential use of microsatellite markers for further genetic diversity analyzes and production enhancement

EPrint Type:Article
Additional Information:Bikaneri is the best draught breed of camel.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Microsatellite Characterization, Bikaneri Camel, Polymorphism, Genetic Diversity, Heterozygosity, Microsatellite Loci
Subjects:Genetic Structures > Base Sequence
Genetic Phenomena > Genotype
Animals > Animal Population Groups
Genetic Phenomena > Variation (Genetics)
Animals > Chordata > Vertebrates > Mammals > Artiodactyla > Ruminants > Camels
ID Code:2393
Deposited By:Dr S.C. Mehta
Deposited On:16 October 2007

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