Figure 3.

Amplification success of conserved microsatellite loci in three species of Charadriiformes (Kentish plover, whiskered auklet and ruff) in relation to the E-value of the chicken-Charadriiformes hit. Loci with both flanks matching the chicken sequence at the same chromosomal region of the chicken are considered. Smaller E-values indicate higher probability of identity. Open circles each represent a single microsatellite locus. The line represents predicted values derived from the statistical model (see text).

K├╝pper et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9:502   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-502
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