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Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 2016 Nov;27(6):4207-4208. Epub 2015 May 22.

The complete mitochondrial genome of Chaenogobius gulosus (Gobiidae, Perciformes) from the South Sea, Korea.

Oh J1,2, Kim TW1,2, Kim S1,2,3.

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1
a Biological Oceanography & Marine Biology Division , Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology , Ansan , Republic of Korea.
2
b Department of Marine biology , Korea University of Science & Technology , Daejeon , Republic of Korea , and.
3
c Department of Convergence Study on the Ocean Science and Technology , Ocean Science and Technology School , Ansan , Republic of Korea.

Abstract

The morphology-based taxonomy of Chaenogobius is so complex that some species have been transferred to other genera. To obtain basic information on the phylogenetic relationships among gobies, the complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of C. gulosus was determined using next-generation sequencing. The complete mitochondrial genome is 16,477 bp in length and consists of 22 tRNAs, two ribosomal RNAs, 13 protein-coding genes, and two non-coding regions (the light strand replication origin and the control region). The gene order and locations are similar to those in most other vertebrates. The nucleotide composition of the mitogenome contains 29.1% A, 29.6% T, 15.9% G, and 25.4% C, with a slight AT bias (58.7%). The genus most related to Chaenogobius was Luciogobius, as revealed by phylogenetic relationships derived using a maximum likelihood tree. This mitogenome will help to elucidate the morphological systematic complexity and phylogenetic structure of Chaenogobius and related species.

KEYWORDS:

Chaenogobius gulosus; gobiidae; mitochondrial genome

PMID:
26000943
DOI:
10.3109/19401736.2015.1022742
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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