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Microsatellite based genetic diversity and relationships among ten Creole and commercial cattle breeds raised in Brazil

Andréa A Egito12, Samuel R Paiva1, Maria do Socorro M Albuquerque1, Arthur S Mariante1, Leonardo D Almeida1, Silvia R Castro1 and Dario Grattapaglia123*

Author Affiliations

1 EMBRAPA Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, CP 02372, 70770-970 Brasília, DF, Brazil

2 Department of Cell Biology, Universidade de Brasília UnB, Brasília, DF, Brazil

3 Graduate Program in Genomic Sciences and Biotechnology, Universidade Católica de Brasília, 70790-160 Brasília, DF, Brazil

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BMC Genetics 2007, 8:83  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-8-83

Published: 7 December 2007

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Distribution of allele frequencies for the 22 microsatellites in the 10 cattle breeds raised in Brazil. Estimates of allele frequencies for the 22 microsatellites markers in the ten Creole and commercial cattle breeds raised in Brazil.

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