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Research Article

Rapid Microsatellite Isolation from a Butterfly by De Novo Transcriptome Sequencing: Performance and a Comparison with AFLP-Derived Distances

  • Alexander S. Mikheyev mail,

    alexander.mikheyev@oist.jp

    Affiliation: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Onna, Japan

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  • Tanya Vo,

    Affiliation: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Onna, Japan

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  • Brian Wee,

    Affiliation: National Ecological Observatory Network, Incorporated, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Michael C. Singer,

    Affiliation: University of Texas, Section of Integrative Biology, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Camille Parmesan

    Affiliation: University of Texas, Section of Integrative Biology, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: June 18, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011212

About the Authors

Alexander S. Mikheyev, Tanya Vo
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Onna, Japan
Brian Wee
National Ecological Observatory Network, Incorporated, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Michael C. Singer, Camille Parmesan
University of Texas, Section of Integrative Biology, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: alexander.mikheyev@oist.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ASM MCS CP. Performed the experiments: ASM TV. Analyzed the data: ASM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BW MCS CP. Wrote the paper: ASM.