Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 49 issue 2 (april 2015) : 173-179

Genetic characterization of the Akkaraman, Morkaraman and Karayaka sheep through microsatellite variation

Huseyin Das*, Ibrahim Turan, Selim Demir
1Vocational High School, Department of Veterinary, Gumushane University, TR-29100 Gumushane-Turkey.
Cite article:- Das* Huseyin, Turan Ibrahim, Demir Selim (2024). Genetic characterization of the Akkaraman, Morkaraman and Karayaka sheep through microsatellite variation. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 49(2): 173-179. doi: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00057.6.
Genotypes have to be controlled periodically and necessary precautions should be taken in order to ensure that animal biodiversity is not lost. In this study, the genotypes of the Akkaraman, Karayaka and Morkaraman species from among Turkey’s local sheep were examined at 7 different microsatellite loci. The average allele counts are close to each other and were determined as 8,905±0,483. Whereas the PIC values ranged from between 0,507-0,794 at an average of 0,705. The He and Ho values used to calculate genetic diversity were determined on average as 0,734±0,023 and 0,509±0,038 respectively. According to the Fisher-Exact test result, the populations are not in HWE (P
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