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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: New polymorphic microsatellite loci for Theobroma cacao: isolation and characterization of microsatellites from enriched genomic libraries
Author: Santos, ESL
Cerqueira-Silva, CBM
Mori, GM
Ahnert, D
Correa, RX
Souza, AP
Abstract: Seventeen polymorphic microsatellite markers were isolated from enriched genomic libraries for Theobroma cacao, providing additional tools for studying the genetic diversity and map saturation of this species. These markers were characterized in 32 accessions of the T. cacao germplasm collection from the Centro de Pesquisas do Cacau. The number of alleles at each locus varied from 2 to 8, with an average of 4.41 alleles per locus. The polymorphism information content varied from 0.060 to 0.695, with an average of 0.333. The markers characterized in this study will be employed in map saturation studies and diversity assessments of cacao genotypes.
Subject: cacao
genetic diversity
molecular markers
PCR
Country: Holanda
Editor: Springer
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s10535-012-0134-y
Date Issue: 2012
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