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

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00057.6    | Article Id: B-220 | Page : 173-179
Citation :- Genetic characterization of the Akkaraman, Morkaraman and Karayaka sheep through microsatellite variation.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2015.(49):173-179
Huseyin Das*, Ibrahim Turan and Selim Demir huseyindas@hotmail.com
Address : Vocational High School, Department of Veterinary, Gumushane University, TR-29100 Gumushane-Turkey.

Abstract

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

Keywords

Anatolian sheeps Genetic diversity Microsatellite Polymorphism.

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