Genealogical study using mitochondrial DNA

Lora, Anak Johi (2011) Genealogical study using mitochondrial DNA. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study examines the inheritance of maternal mitochondria DNA of a selected family. The sequence analysis was done by analyzing the mitochondrial D-loop region which are the hypervariable region I (HVR I), hypervariable region II (HVR II) and hypervariable region III (HVRIII). A total of 54 buccal cell samples collected from 54 individuals of the selected family. Phylogenetic analysis was done using bootstrap test of Neighbor- Joining (NJ) and pairwise distance was to determine the genetic distance among the family members. The result of the phylogenetic analysis indicated that HVR I was the most hypervariable region compared to HVR II and HVR III. However, the combinations of the entire three HVR regions produce the best results regarding the genealogical relationship among individual members of the family

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2011
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mitochondria, congresses, mitochondrial DNA, maternal mtDNA, D-loop, hypervariable region, phylogenetic analysis, genealogy, FSTS, 2011, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, universiti, university, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, undergraduate, research.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2014 01:35
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2017 00:49
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/5310

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