Which genetic marker for which conservation genetics issue?

@article{Wan2004WhichGM,
  title={Which genetic marker for which conservation genetics issue?},
  author={Q. H. Wan and Hua Wu and Tsutomu Fujihara and Sheng-Guo Fang},
  journal={ELECTROPHORESIS},
  year={2004},
  volume={25}
}
Conservation genetics focuses on the effects of contemporary genetic structuring on long‐term survival of a species. It helps wildlife managers protect biodiversity by identifying a series of conservation units, which include species, evolutionarily significant units (ESUs), management units (MUs), action units (AUs), and family nets (FNs). Although mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) evolves 5–10 times faster than single‐copy nuclear DNA (scnDNA), it records few traces of contemporary events. Thus… 
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