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Polymorphism of a short fragment of the mitochondrial genome control region (D-loop) in the Siberian roe deer Capreolus pygargus Pallas, 1771 (Artiodactyla, Cervidae) from the Russian Far East


Genetic diversity of Siberian roe deer Capreolus pygargus, 1771 from the Russian Far East was studied based on polymorphism analysis of a mtDNA control region fragment (390 bp). Three phylogenetic lines were found in the animals examined. The trend for change of haplotypes of different phylogroups was shown to occur from north to south in Sikhote-Alin. The haplotype distribution of Siberian roe deer in the Russian Far East correlated with data on morphologiocal variability.

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Original Russian Text © I.N. Sheremetyeva, I.S. Sheremetyev, I.V. Kartavtseva, Yu.N. Zhuravlev, 2010, published in Genetika, 2010, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 677–684.

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Sheremetyeva, I.N., Sheremetyev, I.S., Kartavtseva, I.V. et al. Polymorphism of a short fragment of the mitochondrial genome control region (D-loop) in the Siberian roe deer Capreolus pygargus Pallas, 1771 (Artiodactyla, Cervidae) from the Russian Far East. Russ J Genet 46, 595–602 (2010).

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