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|Title:||Microsatellite markers for Ceiba pentandra (Bombacaceae), an endangered tree species of the Amazon forest|
|Authors:||Brondani, Rosana Pereira Vianello|
Gaiotto, Fernanda Amato
Missiaggia, Alexandre Alves
|metadata.dc.publisher.journal:||Molecular Ecology Notes|
|metadata.dc.relation.ispartof:||Volume 3, Número 2, Pags. 177-179|
|Abstract:||From a genomic library enriched for AG/TC repeats, eight polymorphic microsatellite markers were developed for Ceiba pentandra, a pan-tropical forest tree. Polymorphism was evaluated using a panel of 74 adult trees. Using automated fluorescence detection, a total of 112 alleles was detected with an average of 14 alleles per locus. All microsatellite loci showed very high levels of genetic information content, with expected heterozygosity ranging from 0.814 to 0.895. These microsatellite markers represent a powerful tool to investigate refined questions of mating systems, gene flow, family structure and population dynamics in natural populations of C. pentandra.|
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