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Sampling for microsatellite-based population genetic studies: 25 to 30 individuals per population is enough to accurately estimate allele frequencies

PloS One

Sep 18, 2012

Marie L HaleTammy E Steeves

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One of the most common questions asked before starting a new population genetic study using microsatellite allele frequencies is "how many individuals do I need to sample from each population?" This question has previously been answered by addressing how many individuals are needed to d...read more

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Sampling for microsatellite-based population genetic studies: 25 to 30 individuals per population is enough to accurately estimate allele frequencies

PloS One

Sep 18, 2012

Marie L HaleTammy E Steeves

PMID: 22984627

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045170

Abstract

One of the most common questions asked before starting a new population genetic study using microsatellite allele frequencies is "how many individuals do I need to sample from each population?" This question has previously been answered by addressing how many individuals are needed to d...read more

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Charadriiformes
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Wood ant
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