Isolation and Characterization of Novel Microsatellite Markers in Walnut (Juglans regia L.)


Thirteen microsatellite markers were isolated and characterized from Juglans regia L. Successful polymorphism of the 13 primer pairs was observed in various genotypes of J. regia. The number of polymorphic alleles ranged from 2 to 4 (with an average of 4.35). The polymorphic information content values ranged from 0.47 to 0.88 (with an average of 0.69). TC/AG and GAA/CTT class of repeats were the most abundant di-nucleotide and tri-nucleotide repeats, respectively.

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F. Najafi, M. Mardi, B. Fakheri, S. Pirseyedi, N. Mehdinejad and M. Farsi, "Isolation and Characterization of Novel Microsatellite Markers in Walnut (Juglans regia L.)," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 5 No. 3, 2014, pp. 409-415. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2014.53054.

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