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Muangkram, Yuttamol;Wajjwalku, Worawidh;Kaolim, Nongnid;Buddhakosai, Waradee;Kamolnorranath, Sumate;Siriaroonrat, Boripat;Tipkantha, Wanlaya;Dongsaard, Khwanruean;Maikaew, Umaporn;Sanannu, Saowaphang
The complete mitochondrial genome of the Asian tapirs (Tapirus indicus): the only extant Tapiridae species in the old world
Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal
Journal Article
Animals;DNA, Mitochondrial/genetics;Endangered Species;*Genome, Mitochondrial;Molecular Sequence Data;Perissodactyla/*genetics;Sequence Analysis, DNA/veterinary;Malayan tapir;Perissodactyla;Thailand;mitochondrial DNA
Asian tapir (Tapirus indicus) is categorized as Endangered on the 2008 IUCN red list. The first full-length mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequence of Asian tapir is 16,717 bp in length. Base composition shows 34.6% A, 27.2% T, 25.8% C and 12.3% G. Highest polymorphic site is on the control region as typical for many species.