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Mitochondrial genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of Siberian flying squirrel (Pteromys volans) populations
Abstract Siberian flying squirrel, an endangered species in South Korea, is distributed through major mountain regions of South Korea. The number of Siberian flying squirrel (Pteromys volans) inExpand
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Genetic diversity and population structure of the long-tailed goral, Naemorhedus caudatus, in South Korea.
The long-tailed goral, Naemorhedus caudatus, is an internationally endangered species. This species is distributed throughout Northeastern Asia including Northeastern China, the Russian Far East andExpand
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Phylogeography of the Asian lesser white-toothed shrew, Crocidura shantungensis, in East Asia: role of the Korean Peninsula as refugium for small mammals
Many peninsulas in the temperate zone played an important role as refugia of various flora and fauna, and the southern Korean Peninsula also served as a refugium for many small mammals in East AsiaExpand
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Subspecific Status of the Korean Tiger Inferred by Ancient DNA Analysis
The tiger population that once inhabited the Korean peninsula was initially considered a unique subspecies (Panthera tigris coreensis), distinct from the Amur tiger of the Russian Far East (P. t.Expand
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Genetic origin identification of Siberian chipmunks (Tamias sibiricus) in pet shops of South Korea
Siberian chipmunks, Tamias sibiricus, are one of several popular companion animals found in the pet shops of South Korea. At present, however, there have been no studies done in South Korea examiningExpand
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Genetic diversity and population structure of the Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) among its breeding sites in South Korea: Implication for conservation
The endangered Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor has experienced drastic reductions in population size, geographic distribution, and habitat availability throughout East Asia. In the presentExpand
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Microsatellite DNA analysis reveals lower than expected genetic diversity in the threatened leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) in South Korea
To optimize conservation efforts, it is necessary to determine the risk of extinction by collecting reliable population information for a given species. We developed eight novel, polymorphicExpand
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Phylogenetic structure and ancestry of Korean clawed salamander, Onychodactylus koreanus (Caudata: Hynobiidae)
Abstract Onychodactylus koreanus, a hynobiid salamander species endemic to the Korean Peninsula, can be regarded as a strict ecological specialist, probably vulnerable to anthropogenic environmentalExpand