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Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 2016 Nov;27(6):4139-4141. Epub 2015 Jan 29.

Mitochondrial genome of the Luchuan pig (Sus scrofa).

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a Department of Biotechnology , Guangxi Key Laboratory of Animal Vaccines and Diagnostics, Guangxi Veterinary Research Institute , Nanning , Guangxi , PR China.

Abstract

The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the Luchuan pig was measured by PCR-based methods, primer-walking sequencing, and fragment cloning. The entire mitochondrial genome of the Luchuan pig was identified as a circular molecule consisting of 16,730 bp (GenBank accession number: KP126954). The contents of A, T, C, and G in the mitochondrial genome were found to be 34.65%, 25.80%, 26.19%, and 13.36%, respectively. The complete mitochondrial genome of the Luchuan pig contains a typical structure, including 13 protein-coding genes, two rRNA genes, 22 tRNA genes, and one control region (D-loop region). This complete mitochondrial genome sequence provides essential information in understanding phylogenetic relationships among Sus scrofa domestic mitochondrial genomes.

KEYWORDS:

Genome organization; Luchuan pig; mitochondrial genome

PMID:
25630736
DOI:
10.3109/19401736.2014.1003881
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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