Genetics / DNA

 

The evolution and phylogeography of the African elephant inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequence and nuclear microsatellite markers. Eggert, Lori S.; Rasner, Caylor A.; Woodruff, David S. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences Series B, Oct. 2002, v. 269 (1504), p. 1993-2006. ISSN: 0962-8452.

            NAL call no: 501 L84B

            Descriptors: biochemistry and molecular biophysics, population studies.

 

On the evolutionary genetics of tusks in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus): Model predictions and evidence from elephant breeding. Tiedemann, R.; Kurt, F.; Mar, K.U. Advances in Ethology, 2002, v. 37, p. 105. ISSN: 0931-4202.

            NAL call no: 410 Z35B

            Descriptors: tusk, dental, evolutionary genetics, sexual selecetion.

 

Patterns of molecular genetic variation among African elephant populations. Comstock, Kenine E.; Georgiadis, Nicholas; Pecon-Slattery, Jill; Roca, Alfred L.; Ostrander, Elaine A.; O’Brian, Stephen J.; Wasser, Samuel K. Molecular Ecology, Dec. 2002, v. 11 (12), p. 2489-2498. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: genetic diversity, molecular genetic variation, species affiliation.

 

Comparative cytogenetics of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and Asiatic elephant (Elaphus maximus). Houck, M.L.; Kumamoto, A.T.; Gallagher, D.S.Jr.; Benirschke, E. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics, 2001, v. 93 (3-4), p. 249-252. ref. ISSN: 0301-0171.

            NAL call no: 442.8 C992

            Descriptors: chromosome analysis, cytogenetics, karyotypes, chromosomes.

 

DNA evidence for elephant social behavior breakdown in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. Nyakaana, Silvester; Abe, Eve L.; Arctander, Peter; Seigismund, Hans R. Animal Conservation, Aug. 2001, v. 4 (3), p. 231-237. ISSN: 1367-9430.

            NAL call no: QH75.A1A54

            Descriptors: molecular genetics, DNA sequence, biochemical variation, behavior.

 

Ecology. African elephant species splits in two. Vogel, G. Science, Aug. 24, 2001, v. 293 (5534), p. 1414. ISSN: 0036-8075.

            NAL call no: 470 SCI2

            Descriptors: mitochondrial genetics, DNA, sequence analysis, elephants genetics.

 

Genetic evidence for two species of elephant in Africa. Roca, A.L.; Georgiadis, N.; Pecon, Slattery J.; O’Brian, S.J. Science, Aug. 24, 2001, v.293 (5534), p. 1473-1477. ISSN: 0036-8075.

            NAL call no: 470 SCI2

            Descriptors: genetic distance, speciation, L. Africana, L. Cyclotis.

 

The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana), phylogenetic relationships of Proboscidea to other mammals, and D-loop heteroplasmy. Hauf, Jorg; Waddell, Peter J.; Chalwatzis, Nicolas; Joger, Ulrich; Zimmerman, Friedrich K. Zoology, 2000, v. 102 (4), p. 184-195. ISSN: 0944-2006.

            NAL call no:QL1.Z769

            Descriptors: mtDNA, molecular genetics, genome, nucleic acids, mitochondria.

 

Living African elephants belong to two species: Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach 1797) and Loxodonta cyclotis (Matschie 1900). Grubb, P.; Groves, C. P.; Dudley, J.P.; Shoshani, J. Elephant, 2000, v. 2 (4), p. 1-4.

            Descriptors: genetic distance, speciation, L. africana, L. cyclotis.

 

Polymorphic microsatellite DNA loci identified in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana). Comstock, E.K.; Wasser, K.S.; Ostrander, A.E. Molecular Ecology, Jul. 2000, v. 9 (7), p. 1004-1006. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: loci, microsatellites, ecological genetics, Loxodonta africana.

 

Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and their use in the Asian elephant (Elaphus maximus). Eggert, L.S.; Ramakrishnan, U.; Mundy, N.I.; Woodruff, D.S. Molecular Ecology, 2000, v. 9 (12), p. 2223-2225. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: molecular genetics, biochemistry, DNA markers.

 

Allozyme variation in African elephant (Loxodonta africana) from the Kruger National Park, south Africa. Coetzee, e.M.; Van der Bank, F.H.; Greyling, M. South African Journal of Animal Science, Oct. 1999, v. 29 (3), p. 214-221. ISSN: 0375-1589.

            NAL call no: SF1.S6

            Descriptors: genetic variation, allozymes, south Africa, African elephant.

 

The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana), phylogenetic relationships of Proboscidea to other mammals, and D-loop heteroplasmy. Hauf, Joerg; Waddell, Peter J.; Chalwatzis, Nicolas; Joger, Ulrich; Zimmermann, Friedrich K. Zoology, 1999(2000), v. 102 (4), p. 184-195. ISSN: 0944-2006.

            NAL call no: QL1.Z769

            Descriptors: molecular genetics, evolution, adaptation, mtDNA, mitochondrial DNA.

 

Nuclear insertion sequences of mitochondrial DNA predominate in hair but not in blood of elephants. Greenwood, A.D.; Paabo, S. Molecular Ecology, 1999, v. 8 (1), p. 133-137. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: hair, blood, mitochondria, DNA, genetic variation, elephants.

 

Population genetic structure of the African elephant in Uganda based on variation at mitochondria and nuclear loci: Evidence for male-based gene flow. Nyakaana, S.; Arctander, P. Molecular Ecology, 1999, v. 8 (7), p. 1105-1115. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: population genetics, genetic diversity, gene flow, mitochondrial DNA.

 

Identification of sequence tagged sites in the Asian and African elephant. Burk, Nikki E.; Messer, Lori A.; Ernst, Catherine W.; Rothschild, Max F. Animal Biotechnology, Jul. 1989, v. 9 (2), p. 155-160. ISSN: 1049-5398.

            NAL call no: SF140.B54A55

            Descriptors: molecular genetics, leptin receptor genes, sequence tagged sites.

 

Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the African elephant, Loxodonta africana. Nyakaana, S.; Arctander, P. Molecular Ecology, Oct. 1998, v. 7 (10), p. 1436-1437. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: base sequence, DNA primers genetics, genetics, alleles,

 

Mitochondrial DNA analysis of two southern African elephant populations. Essop, M.F.; Hall, Martin A.J.; Harley, E.H. Koedoe, 1996, v. 39 (1), p. 85-88. ISSN: 0075-6458.

            NAL call no: SB484.S6K6

            Descriptors: mitochondrial genetics, DNA, subspecies, African elephant.


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