Next Article in Journal
Adaptive Response, Evidence of Cross-Resistance and Its Potential Clinical Use
Previous Article in Journal
Application of Novel Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci Identified in the Korean Pacific Abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta (Haliotidae)) in the Genetic Characterization of Wild and Released Populations
Article Menu

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(9), 10765-10770; doi:10.3390/ijms130910765

Isolation and Characterization of 13 Microsatellite Loci from a Korean Endemic Species, Sophora koreensis (Fabaceae)

1
Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University, Incheon 402-751, Korea
2
Plant Resources Division, National Institute of Biological Resources, Incheon 404-708, Korea
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 3 August 2012 / Revised: 21 August 2012 / Accepted: 21 August 2012 / Published: 28 August 2012
(This article belongs to the Section Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [222 KB, uploaded 19 June 2014]

Abstract

To evaluate the population genetics structure as a means of devising conservation strategies, we developed microsatellite primers for Sophora koreensis, a narrowly endemic and endangered species in Korea. Thirteen polymorphic microsatellite markers were developed in Korean populations of S. koreensis. Genetic diversity was analyzed in 40 individuals from two populations. The number of alleles per locus ranged from 4 to 14, with observed and expected heterozygosities ranging from 0.200 to 1.000 and from 0.189 to 0.864, respectively. The microsatellite markers described here are valuable tools for the population genetics research of S. koreensis. They can be used to obtain information for creating suitable management strategies to conserve this endemic and endangered species. View Full-Text
Keywords: endemic species; genetic diversity; microsatellite; Sophora koreensis endemic species; genetic diversity; microsatellite; Sophora koreensis
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Lee, J.-Y.; Lee, D.-H.; Choi, B.-H. Isolation and Characterization of 13 Microsatellite Loci from a Korean Endemic Species, Sophora koreensis (Fabaceae). Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13, 10765-10770.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Int. J. Mol. Sci. EISSN 1422-0067 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top