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Y chromosomal haplogroup J as a signature of the post-neolithic colonization of Europe
In order to attain a finer reconstruction of the peopling of southern and central-eastern Europe from the Levant, we determined the frequencies of eight lineages internal to the Y chromosomalExpand
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A deletion of a novel heat shock gene on the Y chromosome associated with azoospermia.
Deletions of the Y chromosome are a significant cause of spermatogenic failure. Three major deletion intervals have been defined and termed AZFa, AZFb and AZFc. Here, we report an unusual case of aExpand
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Y-chromosomal variation in the Czech Republic.
To analyze the contribution of the Czech population to the Y-chromosome diversity landscape of Europe and to reconstruct past demographic events, we typed 257 males from five locations for 21 UEPs.Expand
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COMPARISON OF FOUR DNA EXTRACTION METHODS FROM INVASIVE FRESHWATER BIVALVE SPECIES (MOLLUSCA: BIVALVIA) IN ROMANIAN FAUNA
In this paper we propose an evaluation of four DNA extraction methods in terms of DNA quantity, quality and success of the subsequent PCR amplifications of nuclear and mitochondrial loci. IndividualsExpand
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Cross-amplification of microsatellite loci in the endangered stone-crayfish Austropotamobius torrentium (Crustacea: Decapoda)
Key-words: polymorphism, cross-species, spatial-scale, conservation, population genetics The major aim of this study is to describe the first microsatellite loci for the stone-crayfishExpand
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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRESENT LIMNOCARDIIDAE FAUNA (MOLLUSCA: BIVALVIA) FROM ROMANIA
Present Limnocardiidae species are relicts of a spread fauna during the geological past, in the Pontic-Aral-Caspian range. Family Limnocardiidae has a distribution range formed of the Caspian Sea,Expand
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Modelling the invasion history of Sinanodonta woodiana in Europe: Tracking the routes of a sedentary aquatic invader with mobile parasitic larvae
Understanding the invasive potential of species outside their native range is one of the most pressing questions in applied evolutionary and ecological research. Admixture of genotypes of invasiveExpand
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Isolation and Characterization of New Microsatellite Markers for the Invasive Softshell Clam, Mya arenaria (L.) (Bivalvia: Myidae)
The invasive softshell clam (Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758) is native to the northwestern region of the Atlantic Ocean. This species has been introduced in the northeast Pacific and along the EuropeanExpand
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A new feather mite species of the genus Trouessartia Canestrini, 1899 (Acarina, Trouessartiidae) – an integrative description (morphology and DNA barcoding data)
Abstract A new species of the feather mite genus Trouessartia (Trouessartiidae) is described from the Large NiltavaNiltavagrandis (Blyth) (Passeriformes, Muscicapidae) in Northeast India (Meghalaya,Expand
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Molecular insights into the taxonomy of Hypanis (Bivalvia, Cardiidae, Lymnocardiinae) in the Black Sea lagoons
In this study, we used data from morphology and three DNA markers to assess the taxonomic status of the putative bivalve species Hypanis colorata and Hypanis angusticostata in a Black Sea lagoon, theExpand
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