Genetics / DNA


Sequence variation at two mitochondrial genes in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) population of Sri Lanka. Vandebona, Himesha; Goonesekere, N.C.W.; Tiedemann, R.; Ratnasooriya, W.D.; Gunasekera, Maya B. Mammalian Biology, 2002, v. 67 (4), p. 193-205. ISSN: 1616-5047.

            NAL call no: QL700.Z4

            Descriptors: molecular genetics, mtDNA, population genetics, variation.


Comparative cytogenetics of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus). Houck, M.L.; Kumamoto, A.T.; Gallagher, D.S. Jr.; Benirschke, K. 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.


Isolation and characterization of tri- and tetranucleotide micro satellite loci in the Asian elephant, Elephas maximus. Fernando, Prithiviraj; Vidya, T.N.C.; Melnick, Don J. Molecular Ecology Notes, Dec. 2001, v. 1 (4), p. 232-233. ISSN: 1471-8278.

            NAL call no: QH541.15.M632

            Descriptors: molecular genetics, population genetics, nucleotide sequence.


Phylogeography of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), based on mitochondrial DNA. Fleischer, R.C.; Perry, E.A.; Muralidharan, K.; Stevens, E.E.; Wemmer, C.M. Evolution, Sept. 2001, v. 55 (9), p. 1882-1892. ISSN: 0014-3820.

            NAL call no: 443.8 EV62

            Descriptors: phylogeny, tRNA, mitochondrial DNA, nucleotide sequence.


The GTG-banded karyotype and telomere FISH in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Suwattana, D.; Koykul, W.; Mahasawangkul, S.; Kanchanapangka, S.; Joerg, H.; Stranzinger, G. Veterinarni Medicina, 2000, v. 45 (10-11), p. 285-289. ref. ISSN: 0375-8427.

            NAL call no: 41.9 C333

            Descriptors: karyotypes, Elephas maximus.


Mitochondrial DNA variation, phylogeography and population structure of the Asian elephant. Fernando, P.; Pfrender, M.E.; Encalada, S.E.; Lande, R. Heredity, Mar. 2000, v. 84 (3), p. 362-372. ref. ISSN: 0018-067X.

            NAL call no: 443.8 H42

            Descriptors: DNA, genetic analysis, genetic diversity, mitochondria.


Molecular genetic and behavioral analysis of social organization in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Fernando, P.; Lande, R. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Jun. 2000, v. 48 (1), p. 84-91. ref. ISSN: 0340-5443.

            NAL call no: QL751.B4

            Descriptors: animal behavior, genetics, social behavior, Elephas maximus.


Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the African elephant ( Loxodonta africana) and their use in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Eggert. L.S.; Ramakrishnan, U.; Mundy, N.I.; Woodruff, D.S. Molecular Ecology, Dec. 2000, v. 9 (12), p. 2223-2226. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: elephants genetics, polymorphism genetics, microsatellite repeats.


Chromosome profile of Indian elephants (Elephas maximus indicus). Sakthikumar, A.; Mukundan, G.; Raghunandana, K.V. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1999, v. 69 (2), p. 175-182.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN22

            Descriptors: X-chromosome, Y-chromosome, chromosome number, diploidy.


The chromosomes of the Asian elephant. Chen, Yuze; Liu, Ruiqing; Nai, Wenhui; Wang, Jinhuan; Yang, Mei; He, Conghao; Bao, Yanfen; Lei, Wenhong; Chen, Y.Z.; Liu, R.Q.; Nai, W.H.; Wang, J.H.; Yang, M.; He, C.H.; Bao, Y.F.; Lei W.H. Zoological Research, Feb.1998, v. 19 (1), p. 93-94. ISSN: 0254-5853.

            Language: Chinese

            NAL call no: QL1.T85

            Descriptors: karyotypes, chromosomes, chromosome banding, Elephas maximus.


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. 1998, v. 9 (2), p. 155-160. ISSN: 1049-5398.

            NAL call no: SF140.B54A55

            Descriptors: gene identification, genetic diversity, gene sequence, tagged sites.


Identification of sequence tagged sites in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Elavsky, N.E.; Ernst, C.W.; Messer, L.A.; Rothschild, M.F. Journal of Animal Science, 1997, v. 75 (Suppl. 1), p. 146. ISSN: 0021-8812.

            NAL call no: 49 J82

            Descriptors: sequence tagged sites, species comparison, elephant.


Population genetics and systematics of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus): A study based on sequence variation at the Cyt b gene of PCR-amplified mitochondrial DNA from hair bulbs. Hartl, G.B.; Kurt, F.; Tiedemann, R.;Gmeiner, Christine; Nadlinger, K. Mar, Khyne, U.; Rubel, A. Zeitschrift fuer Saeugetierkunde, Oct. 1996, v. 61 (5), p. 285-294. ISSN: 0044-3468.

            NAL call no: QL700.Z4

            Descriptors: population genetics, sequence variation, Cyt b gene, mitochondrial DNA.


Electrophoretic and chromosomal variation in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Hartl, G.B.; Kurt, F.; Hemmer, W.; Nadlinger, K. Zoo Biology, Wiley-Liss, Inc. NY, NY. 1995, v. 14 (2), p. 87-95. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: genetic polymorphism, genetic analysis, Elephas maximus.


A stochastic simulation model for Asian elephant, Elephas maximus, population and the inheritance of tusks. Tiedemann, Ralph; Kurt, Fred. Acta Theriologica, 1995, v. 40 (Suppl.3), p. 111-124. ISSN: 0001-7051.

            NAL call no: 410 AC88

            Descriptors: inheritance, mathematical model, population dynamics.


Tuskless bulls in Asian elephant, Elephas maximus. History and population genetics of a man-made phenomenon. Kurt, Fred; Hartl, Gunther B.; Tiedemann, Ralph. Acta Theriologica (Suppl.), 1995, v. 3, p. 125-143. ISSN: 1509-4537.

            NAL call no: 410 AC88

            Descriptors: tuskless bulls, human influence, population genetics.


Relatedness estimation of captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) by DNA fingerprinting. Bischof, L.L.; Duffield, D.A. Zoo Biology, Wiley-Liss, Inc. NY, NY. 1994, v. 13 (1), p. 77-82. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: paternity, DNA-fingerprinting, inbred lines, Elephas maximus.


Chromosome profile of Indian elephants (Elephas maximus indicus). Sakthikumar, A.; Mukundan, G.; Raghunandanan, K. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1990, v. 60 (2), p. 175-182. ref. ISSN: 0367-8318.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN22

            Descriptors: chromosomes, karyotypes, elephants.


Genetic differentiation among local populations of Asian elephant. Nozawa, K.; Shotake, T. Zeitschrift fuer Zoologische-Systematik und Evolutionsforschung. 1990, v. 28 (1), p. 40-47. ISSN: 0044-3808.

            NAL call no: QL351.Z4

            Descriptors: genetic distance, genetic variation, population genetics, Elephas maximus.


Genetic variability within and between Sri Lankan and Indian subspecies of tamed Asian elephants, Elephas maximus. Shotake, T.; Nozawa, K.; Singh, M.; Cyril, H.W.; Crusz, H. Report of the Society for Researches on Native Livestock, Japan. 1986, No. 11, p. 215-221. ref.

            Language: Japanese.

            Descriptors: biochemical polymorphism, gene frequency, blood, elephants.

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