Complete mitochondrial genome of the Grey nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka (Caprimulgiformes: Caprimulgidae)

  title={Complete mitochondrial genome of the Grey nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka (Caprimulgiformes: Caprimulgidae)},
  author={Guanghong Zhao and Lizhi Zhou and Bo Li and Changming Gu},
  journal={Mitochondrial DNA Part A},
  pages={1746 - 1747}
Abstract The Grey nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka is a species of migratory nightjar found in East Asia. In this study, we determined its complete mtDNA by PCR-based method. The mitochondrial genome of Caprimulgus jotaka is a 17,536 bp circular molecule with the A + T content of 53.82%, which contains 37 typical mitochondrial genes (13 protein-coding genes, 2 rRNAs and 22 tRNAs) and a non-coding control region (D-loop). All protein-coding genes are initiated by ATG codon, except for the ND1 gene… 
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