Conservation Genetics

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 1239–1241 | Cite as

Characterization of 37 microsatellite loci in mountain lions (Puma concolor) for use in forensic and population applications

  • Jeff A. Rodzen
  • J. D. Banks
  • E. P. Meredith
  • K. C. Jones
Technical Note

Keywords

Mountain lion Cougar Microsatellite Puma concolor Forensics 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeff A. Rodzen
    • 1
  • J. D. Banks
    • 1
  • E. P. Meredith
    • 1
  • K. C. Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.Wildlife Forensic LaboratoryCalifornia Dept of Fish & GameRancho CordovaUSA
  2. 2.Genetic Identification Services, Inc.ChatsworthUSA

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