Table 2

COI DNA barcodes of varied lengths are capable of identifying species in test assemblage of 840 individuals from 87 species of neotropical bats.

Length

% Res

% K2P

% Var


COI

Standard barcode

654

100

20.9

44.5

Mini-barcode 1

109

95.4

23.8

50.5

Mini-barcode 2

109

97.7

17.6

40.4

Mini-barcode 3

109

97.7

22.8

45.9

Mini-barcode 4

109

100

22.7

41.3

Mini-barcode 5

109

100

20.2

45.0

Mini-barcode 6

109

97.7

19.3

46.8


Res, resolution in neighbor-joining analysis [13]; K2P, genetic distances based on Kimura two-parameter nucleotide substitution model [20]; var, variable sites.

Hajibabaei et al. BMC Biology 2007 5:24   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-5-24

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