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Title: A new complete mitogenome of the critically endangered Chinese pangolin Manis pentadactyla
Authors: Hari, Ranjeev 
Paterson, Ian Charles 
Choo, Siew W. 
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Springer Nature
Source: Hari, R., Paterson, I. C., & Choo, S. W. (2016). A new complete mitogenome of the critically endangered chinese pangolin manis pentadactyla. Conservation Genetics Resources, 8(4), 423-426.
Journal: Conservation Genetics Resources 
Abstract: Manis pentadactyla is listed as a critically endangered species under the IUCN red list due its rapidly dwindling population as it is widely trafficked for its scale and meat. A mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) resource is particularly important in helping to differentiate pangolin species that are morphologically similar. Here, we present a new mtDNA sequence which replaces a previously misclassified Chinese pangolin sequence in the NCBI. The circular mitogenome contained 13 protein-coding genes, 22 transfer RNAs and 2 ribosomal RNA genes typical of a metazoan mtDNA. This study provides an important genetic resources for further research and forensic conservation of this critically endangered species.
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URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12540/268
DOI: 10.1007/s12686-016-0586-z
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