論文

査読有り
2017年7月

VARVER: a database of microsatellite variation in vertebrates

MOLECULAR ECOLOGY RESOURCES
  • Akiko Sato Yashima
  • ,
  • Hideki Innan

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開始ページ
824
終了ページ
833
記述言語
英語
掲載種別
研究論文(学術雑誌)
DOI
10.1111/1755-0998.12625
出版者・発行元
WILEY

Understanding how genetic variation is maintained within a species is important in ecology, evolution, conservation and population genetics. Tremendous efforts have been made to evaluate the patterns of genetic variation in natural populations of various species. For this purpose, microsatellites have played a major role since the 1990s. Here we describe a comprehensive database, VARVER (Variation in Vertebrates) that provides complete information regarding microsatellite variation in natural populations of vertebrates. For each species, VARVER includes basic information of the species, a list of publications reporting the microsatellite variation, and tables of genetic variation within and between populations (heterozygosity and F-ST). The geographic location and rough sampling range are also shown for each sampled population. The database should be useful for researchers interested in not only specific species but also comparing multiple species. We discuss the utility of microsatellite data, particularly for meta-analyses that involve multiple microsatellite loci from various species. We show that in such analyses, it is extremely important to correct for biases caused by differences in mutation rate, mainly due to repeat unit and number.

Web of Science ® 被引用回数 : 2

リンク情報
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12625
PubMed
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27796069
Web of Science
https://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=JSTA_CEL&SrcApp=J_Gate_JST&DestLinkType=FullRecord&KeyUT=WOS:000403258900023&DestApp=WOS_CPL