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Using Microsatellites to Assess Genetic Variation in a Selective Breeding Program of Chinese Bay Scallop (Argopecten irradians irradians)

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dc.contributor.author Zhang S.
dc.contributor.author Li Li.
dc.contributor.author Zhang G.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-10T20:33:54Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-10T20:33:54Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/63197
dc.description.abstract This study aimed to improve our understanding of the genetics of the Chinese bay scallop (Argopecten irradians irradians), one of the most important maricultured shellfish in China. Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci were examined to assess the allelic diversity, heterozygosity, and genetic variation between two domesticated populations selected for fast growth in breeding programs, and their base population. Forty-one alleles were found throughout the loci and the mean number of alleles per locus ranged 3.30-3.50. The average heterozygosity ranged 0.38-0.45, whereas the polyamorphic information content ranged 0.1504-0.7518. Genetic differences between the three populations were detected based on the number of alleles per locus, effective number of alleles, Shannon index, inbreeding coefficient (Fis), p values, genetic distance, and pairwise Fst values. There was no significant loss of genetic variability in the breeding program but changes in gene frequencies were detectable over the populations, implying that thea loci were saffected by the pressures of selective culture.
dc.format.extent 9 pages
dc.relation.ispartof The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh
dc.subject Argopecten irradians irradians
dc.subject selective breeding program
dc.subject microsatellites
dc.subject genetic variation
dc.title Using Microsatellites to Assess Genetic Variation in a Selective Breeding Program of Chinese Bay Scallop (Argopecten irradians irradians)
dc.type Article
dc.type.dcmi Text
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