Patterns of population subdivision, gene flow and genetic variability in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

@article{Girman2001PatternsOP,
  title={Patterns of population subdivision, gene flow and genetic variability in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)},
  author={Derek J Girman and Carles Vil{\`a} and Eli Geffen and Scott R. Creel and Michael G. L. Mills and J. Weldon Mcnutt and Joshua Ross Ginsberg and Pieter W. Kat and Kazuyori Mamiya and Robert K. Wayne},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={10}
}
African wild dogs are large, highly mobile carnivores that are known to disperse over considerable distances and are rare throughout much of their geographical range. Consequently, genetic variation within and differentiation between geographically separated populations is predicted to be minimal. We determined the genetic diversity of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region sequences and microsatellite loci in seven populations of African wild dogs. Analysis of mtDNA nucleotide diversity… 
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