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Using RAPD markers for assessment of genetic diversity in chickens [Определение генетического разнообразия в популяциях кур пяти пород с помощью маркеров случайно амплифицированной полиморфной ДНК. (Украина. ФРГ)]

Romanov, Michael N, Weigend, Steffen (2001) Using RAPD markers for assessment of genetic diversity in chickens [Определение генетического разнообразия в популяциях кур пяти пород с помощью маркеров случайно амплифицированной полиморфной ДНК. (Украина. ФРГ)]. Archiv für Geflügelkunde (European Poultry Science), 65 (4). pp. 145-148. ISSN 0003-9098. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:46415)

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Abstract

Using RAPD markers, a preliminary genome screening of five chicken breeds kept in Ukraine and Germany was carried out. The breed diversity estimates, similarity parameters and genetic distances were found. Genetic diversity comparison demonstrated that four Ukrainian populations had a middle level of within-breed variation evaluated by mean morph number and were more polymorphic than a German population with a lower variation. The Neighbor-Joining dendrograms of breed differentiation were reconstructed to estimate phylogenetic relationships reflecting breed relatedness. The results of the survey showed that, despite certain application and accuracy limitations, RAPD markers, as simple molecular tools, still enable quite fast and with minimum costs to initially characterise within and between breed genetic variation in chickens.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: chicken; genetics, biodiversity; molecular markers; RAPD
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH75 Conservation (Biology)
Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems) > QP506 Molecular biology
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Biosciences
Signature Themes: Food Systems, Natural Resources and Environment
Depositing User: Mike Romanov
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2015 16:33 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:18 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/46415 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Romanov, Michael N: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3584-4644
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