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Hierarchical structure of the Sicilian goats revealed by Bayesian analyses of microsatellite information.
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PMID:  20497156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Genetic structure and relationship amongst the main goat populations in Sicily (Girgentana, Derivata di Siria, Maltese and Messinese) were analysed using information from 19 microsatellite markers genotyped on 173 individuals. A posterior Bayesian approach implemented in the program STRUCTURE revealed a hierarchical structure with two clusters at the first level (Girgentana vs. Messinese, Derivata di Siria and Maltese), explaining 4.8% of variation (amovaФ(ST) estimate). Seven clusters nested within these first two clusters (further differentiations of Girgentana, Derivata di Siria and Maltese), explaining 8.5% of variation (amovaФ(SC) estimate). The analyses and methods applied in this study indicate their power to detect subtle population structure.
Authors:
M Siwek; R Finocchiaro; I Curik; B Portolano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Animal genetics     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1365-2052     ISO Abbreviation:  Anim. Genet.     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605704     Medline TA:  Anim Genet     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 The Authors, Animal Genetics © 2010 Stichting International Foundation for Animal Genetics.
Affiliation:
Department SEnFiMiZo, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze Parco d'Orleans 90128 Palermo, Italy. siwek@utp.edu.pl
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