Microsatellite loci are not conserved across the Asteraceae.

@article{Whitton1997MicrosatelliteLA,
  title={Microsatellite loci are not conserved across the Asteraceae.},
  author={Jeannette Whitton and Loren H. Rieseberg and M. Ungerer},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={204-9}
}
Microsatellite loci (also known as simple sequence repeats [SSRs] or simple tandem repeats [STRs]) are regions of DNA that contain short (<6 bp) tandemly repeated sequences (Litt and Luty 1989; Edwards et al. 199 1; Jacob et al. 199 1). Much attention is currently being paid to the development of microsatellite loci because they display a number of properties of interest for genomic mapping, population genetic, and evolutionary studies (Terauchi and Konuma 1994). They occur in large numbers… CONTINUE READING
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