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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Single-copy nuclear DNA sequences obtained from noninvasively collected primate feces
Author(s): Surridge, Alison K
Smith, Andrew C
Buchanan-Smith, Hannah M
Mundy, Nicholas
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Keywords: fecal DNA extraction
nuclear DNA
color vision
Issue Date: Mar-2002
Date Deposited: 22-Aug-2012
Citation: Surridge AK, Smith AC, Buchanan-Smith HM & Mundy N (2002) Single-copy nuclear DNA sequences obtained from noninvasively collected primate feces. American Journal of Primatology, 56 (3), pp. 185-190.
Abstract: Noninvasively collected primate feces have been shown to provide a useful source of mitochondrial DNA for sequencing and nuclear microsatellite DNA for size analysis. In this study, single-copy nuclear DNA sequences were obtained from noninvasively collected fecal samples of two species of wild tamarins, Saguinus fuscicollis and S. mystax, in the context of a project on the functional utility of color vision. Noninvasive genotyping of the X-linked opsin gene is important for future studies of selection and adaptation at this locus in a number of primate species. The wide range of techniques that can now be applied successfully to DNA extracted from feces introduces a broad spectrum of potential genetic studies that can be undertaken on primates, without the need for intrusive or invasive methods.
DOI Link: 10.1002/ajp.1073
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