Sequence variation data of the mitochondrial DNA D-loop region of the captive Malayan Gaur (Bos gaurus hubbacki)

Md-Zain, Badrul Munir and Abdul-Aziz, Aqilah and Aifat, Nor Rahman and Mohd-Yusof, Nur Syafika and Zulkifli, Nadiatur Akmar and Japning, Jeffrine Rovie Ryan and Rosli, Norsyamimi and Yaakop, Salmah (2018) Sequence variation data of the mitochondrial DNA D-loop region of the captive Malayan Gaur (Bos gaurus hubbacki). Data in Brief, 24 (2019). pp. 1-6. ISSN 23523409

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This article contains data of the sequence variation in the mitochondrial DNA D-loop region of the Malayan gaur (Bos gaurus hubbacki), locally known as the seladang, from two captive centers. Thirty fecal samples of Malayan gaur were collected from Jenderak Selatan Wildlife Conservation Center (Pahang) and the Sungkai Wildlife Reserve (Perak) for DNA extraction and amplification with polymerase chain reactions. DNA sequences were then analyzed using neighbor joining (NJ) and maximum parsimony (MP) methods. Based on the 652 base pairs obtained, we found seven variable characters with a value of 1%. The genetic distance between the two captive centers was 0.001. Haplotype analyses detected only four haplotypes between these two captive centers. Both NJ and MP trees demonstrate that all individuals in the Jenderak and Sungkai captive centers are in the same clade. Genetic variation of the Malayan gaur in these centers is considered low, possibly because individuals share the same common parent. This sequence variation data are of paramount importance for designing a proper breeding and management program of the Malayan gaur in the future.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malayan gaur Bos gaurus hubbacki Seladang Genetic variation, UNIMAS, University, Borneo, Malaysia. Sarawak. Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Ryan Japning
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2021 04:57
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2021 04:57

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