A primer set to determine sex in the small Indian mongoose, Herpestes auropunctatus.

Abstract

To enable the accurate sexing of individuals of introduced populations of the small Indian mongoose, Herpestes auropunctatus, we designed a primer set for the amplification of the sex-specific fragments EIF2S3Y and EIF2S3X. Using this primer set, the expected amplification products were obtained for all samples of genomic DNA tested: males yielded two bands… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02931.x

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