Characterization of microsatellite loci in the marine seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum (Phaeophyceae; Fucales)

JL Olsen*, G Sadowski, WT Stam, JH Veldsink, K Jones

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    Abstract

    Ascophyllum nodosum L. dominates rocky intertidal shores throughout the temperate North Atlantic. Six microsatellite loci were developed for A. nodosum using enriched libraries. The number of alleles ranged from 9 to 24 and heterozygosities from 0.2213 to 0.7785. Ascophyllum is monotypic. There was no cross-reactivity observed with Fucus serratus, F. vesiculosus or F. evanescens.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)33-34
    Number of pages2
    JournalMolecular Ecology Notes
    Volume2
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar-2002

    Keywords

    • algae
    • Ascophyllum nodosum
    • Fucales
    • microsatellites
    • seaweeds
    • GENETIC-VARIABILITY

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