DNA barcoding of Oryx leucoryx using the mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase gene.

Abstract

The massive destruction and deterioration of the habitat of Oryx leucoryx and illegal hunting have decimated Oryx populations significantly, and now these animals are almost extinct in the wild. Molecular analyses can significantly contribute to captive breeding and reintroduction strategies for the conservation of this endangered animal. A representative… (More)
DOI: 10.4238/2012.March.8.2

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