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Characterization of spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta microsatellite loci

By K. Wilhelm, D.A. Dawson, L.K. Gentle, G.F. Horsfield, C. Schlotterer, C. Greig, M. East, H. Hofer, D. Tautz and T. Burke

Abstract

We have isolated 10 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the spotted hyena,Crocuta crocuta.The loci displayed between eight and 14 alleles in a minimum of 12 individuals tested.\ud These loci will be used to investigate relatedness within social groups, the genetic structure of populations, sexual selection, and mate choice in spotted hyenas

Year: 2003
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.whiterose.ac.uk:369

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