I. Widmer, F. Dal Grande, C. Cornejo and C. Scheidegger 2010: Highly variable microsatellite markers for the fungal and algal symbionts of the lichen Lobaria pulmonaria and challenges in developing biont-specific molecular markers for fungal associations. - Fungal Biology 114(7): 538-544. [RLL List # 220 / Rec.# 32294]
Keywords: LOBARIA/ MOLECULAR MARKERS/ MICROSATELLITES/ POPULATION GENETICS/ SPECIFICITY/ SSR/ SYMBIOSIS/ COEVOLUTION/ ALGAE/ DICTYOCHLOROPSIS RETICULATA/ MYCOBIONT/ PHYCOBIONTS
Abstract: [Authors used DNA extracts from cultures as well as total DNA extracts and found " ... evidence that five of the previously described microsatellite markers, proposed to be fungus-specific, are indeed alga-specific. Hence, highly variable microsatellite primer sets available for both, the algal and the fungal symbionts of L. pulmonaria are now at our hands, which allow us to investigate so far unexplored biological processes of lichen symbionts, such as codispersal and coevolution."]
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Current date: 2023.12.11.OK