Polymorphic microsatellite loci in the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) are also amplified in other lagomorph species

A.K. Surridge, D.J. Bell, C. Rico, G.M. Hewitt

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Six polymorphic microsatellite markers developed for the European wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) were amplified with 20 other species of lagomorphs, representing both commercially important species and species important from a conservation perspective. Successful amplification of a number of these loci has provided an important set of new molecular markers for this mammalian order.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)302-305
Number of pages4
JournalAnimal Genetics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 1997


  • Conservation genetics
  • European rabbit
  • Lagomorphs
  • Microsatellites
  • Oryctolagus cuniculus
  • PCR

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