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genotyping error

Postby mel » Tue Mar 15, 2005 2:30 pm

I m working with microsatellite markers and I know that genotyping errors like allelic dropouts are often accpected. However, I know how the loss of longer alleles occure, but wich reasons are thinkable if the shorter alleles are not detected?
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Postby Niqqie » Fri May 20, 2005 6:30 pm

There could be a mutation (in that individual) at the site the primer is supposed to bind, this way one allele might not amplify.
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