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Patterns of genetic differentiation at MHC class I genes and microsatellites identify conservation units in the giant panda

Ying Zhu, Qiu-Hong Wan, Bin Yu, Yun-Fa Ge and Sheng-Guo Fang*

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The Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology for Endangered Wildlife of the Ministry of Education, State Conservation Centre for Gene Resources of Endangered Wildlife, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, No. 388 Yu Hang Tang Road, Hangzhou 310058, PR China

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:227  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-227

Published: 22 October 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Population pairwise FST (A) and Gā€™ST (B) for MHC class I loci and microsatellites.

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Additional file 2: Figure S1:

Mean values of log probability of L(K) and delta K over 10 runs for each K value. (A) MHC class I loci and (B) microsatellites.

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Additional file 3: Table S2:

Levels of genetic diversity estimated from the 8 microsatellite loci for 6 wild populations of giant panda.

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Additional file 4: Table S3:

Information on the giant panda samples analyzed in this study.

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Additional file 5: Table S4:

Locus-specific primers used to amplify exon 2, exon 3, and the longer exon 2ā€“3 fragment from Aime-MHC class I genes.

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Additional file 6: Table S5:

Details of PCR conditions for MHC genes and microsatellites.

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Additional file 7: Table S6:

Primers for the 8 polymorphic microsatellite loci used in this study.

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