The tortoise and the hare II: relative utility of 21 noncoding chloroplast DNA sequences for phylogenetic analysis.

  title={The tortoise and the hare II: relative utility of 21 noncoding chloroplast DNA sequences for phylogenetic analysis.},
  author={Joey Shaw and Edgar B. Lickey and J. Thomas Beck and Susan Beth Farmer and Wusheng Liu and Jermey Miller and Kunsiri Chaw Siripun and Charles Thomas Winder and Edward Schilling and Randall L. Small},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  volume={92 1},
Chloroplast DNA sequences are a primary source of data for plant molecular systematic studies. A few key papers have provided the molecular systematics community with universal primer pairs for noncoding regions that have dominated the field, namely trnL-trnF and trnK/matK. These two regions have provided adequate information to resolve species relationships in some taxa, but often provide little resolution at low taxonomic levels. To obtain better phylogenetic resolution, sequence data from… 

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