Microsatellites and kinship.

@article{Queller1993MicrosatellitesAK,
  title={Microsatellites and kinship.},
  author={David C. Queller and Joan E. Strassmann and Colin R. Hughes},
  journal={Trends in ecology \& evolution},
  year={1993},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={
          285-8
        }
}
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