Open Access Research article

Development and validation of microsatellite markers for Brachiaria ruziziensis obtained by partial genome assembly of Illumina single-end reads

Pedro IT Silva124, Alexandre M Martins12, Ediene G Gouvea1, Marco Pessoa-Filho3 and Márcio E Ferreira1*

Author Affiliations

1 Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, Genetics Lab, PO Box 02372, Brasília, CEP 70770-917, Distrito Federal, Brazil

2 Departamento de Biologia Celular, IB - Universidade de Brasília (UnB) Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro, Asa Norte, Brasília, CEP 70910-900, Distrito Federal, Brazil

3 Embrapa Cerrados, PO Box 08223, Brasília, CEP 73310-970, Distrito Federal, Brazil

4 Current address: Dupont Pioneer, Palmas, Tocantins, Brazil

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:17  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-17

Published: 16 January 2013

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Additional file 1:

List of 500 Brz markers, including their primer sequences, melting temperatures, expected product sizes, and repeat motifs.

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Additional file 2:

Descriptive statistics for 198 polymorphic ruzigrass markers, and information on their transferability to other brachiaria species.

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