Identification of 12 EST-derived SSR markers in Lumbricus rubellus

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dc.contributor.author Lounsberry, Zachary T.
dc.contributor.author Ungerer, Mark C.
dc.contributor.author Snyder, Bruce A.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-13T20:30:35Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-13T20:30:35Z
dc.date.issued 2014-03-13
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/17219
dc.description.abstract While many species of earthworms are globally distributed, very little is known about the genetic population dynamics of this diverse group. We present the characterization of novel simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers, including primer information, number of alleles, repeat motif, and approximate size ranges, to be used in population genetic analyses of the earthworm Lumbricus rubellus Hoffmeister 1843. Specifically, we designed and characterized 12 novel, polymorphic markers derived from published expressed sequence tags (EST) for amplification in L. rubellus. The mean number of alleles per locus was 6.25 ± 1.91, indicating these markers will be sufficiently polymorphic for population genetic studies of this species. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031405613000383 en_US
dc.subject Earthworm en_US
dc.subject Invasion ecology en_US
dc.subject Population genetics en_US
dc.subject Simple sequence repeats en_US
dc.title Identification of 12 EST-derived SSR markers in Lumbricus rubellus en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2013 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.1016/j.pedobi.2013.07.002 en_US
dc.citation.epage 193 en_US
dc.citation.issue 4-6 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Pedobiologia - International Journal of Soil Biology en_US
dc.citation.spage 191 en_US
dc.citation.volume 56 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mcungere en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid basnyder en_US


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