Primer notes:

I. Gemmer, R. Gergs (2013) Characterization of the first twelve microsatellite loci for the amphipod Gammarus roeselii (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Conservation Genetics Resources DOI 10.1007/s12686-013-9941-5.

Gamero A, Buser A, Kappeler PM (2013) Characterization of 10 polymorphic microsatellite loci for white-breasted mesites (Mesitornis variegata). Conservation Genetics Resources 5: 553-554.

S. Ismail, A. Buser, R. Uma Shaanker, G. Ravikanth, J. Ghazoul and C. J. Kettle (2012) Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the critically endangered and endemic Indian dipterocarp, Vateria indica L. (Dipterocarpaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources: 1-3. Published online 04 December 2012

A. R. Pluess, K. Määttänen (2012) Characterization of eighteen novel microsatellite markers and multiplex PCR protocol for Fagus sylvatica. Conservation Genetics Resources, published online 06 October 2012.

A. Wulff, P. M. Hollingsworth, J. Haugstetter, M. Piquet, L. L’Huillier & B. Fogliani (2012) Ten nuclear microsatellites markers cross-amplifying in Scaevola montana and S. coccinea (Goodeniaceae), a locally common and a narrow endemic plant species of ultramafic scrublands in New Caledonia. Conservation Genetics Resources, published online 21 March 2012.

Ramona Flatz, Jeremy B. Yoder, Edyth Lee-Barnes, Christopher I. Smith. (2011) Characterization of microsatellite loci in yucca brevifolia (Agavaceae) and cross-amplification in related species. American Journal of Botany: e67–e69. 2011

Kathrin Luettmann, Inga M. Michalczyk. (2010) Characterization of nuclear microsatellite loci in the neotropical tree Parkia panurensis (Fabaceae). American Journal of Botany: e34-e36. 2010

R. Jehle, H. Gasser, M. Pfunder, A. Amézquita, A. P. Lima & W. Hödl. (2008) Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for Allobates femoralis, an Amazonian dendrobatoid frog. Molecular Ecology Resources, published online 29 Aug 2008

L. A. Mészáros, N. Frauenfelder, M. van der Velde, J. Komdeur & J. Szabad. (2008) Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the penduline tit, Remiz pendulinus. Molecular Ecology Resources 8(3): 692–694.

G. F. J. Armbruster, C. Alvarez, M. Pesaro & B. Baur. (2007) Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the endangered land snail, Trichia caelata (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora). Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 1123-1124.

C. Sandrock, N. Frauenfelder, S. Von Burg & C. Vorburger. (2007) Microsatellite DNA markers for the aphid parasitoid Lysiphlebus fabarum and their applicability to related species. Molecular Ecology Notes 7(6): 1080-1083.

S. Michalski S, B. Gautschi, M. Burkart, W. Durka. (2006) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the rush Juncus atratus (Juncaceae). Conservation Genetics 7: 149-151.

F. Hailer, B. Gautschi & B.Helander. (2005) Development and multiplex PCR amplification of novel microsatellite markers in the White-tailed Sea Eagle, Haliaeetus albicilla (Aves: Falconiformes, Accipitridae). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 938-940.

K. Maurer, B. Gautschi, A. Weyand, J. Stöcklin, M. Fischer. (2005) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite DNA markers in the grass Poa alpina L. Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 719-720.

N. Margraf, B. Gautschi & M. Rahier. (2005) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the alpine leaf-beetle Oreina elongata. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 419.

G. F. J. Armbruster, B. Koller & B. Baur. (2005) Foot mucus and periostracum fraction as non-destructive source of DNA in the land snail Arianta arbustorum, and the development of new microsatellite loci. Conservation Genetics 6: 313-316.

B. Gautschi & B. Koller. (2005) Polymorphic microsatellites for the Goosander (Mergus merganser). Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 133-134.

A. Denk, B. Gautschi, K. Carter & B. Kempenaers. (2004) Seven polymorphic microsatellite loci for paternity assessment in the mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). Molecular Ecology Notes 4:506-508.

W. Durka, O. Bossdorf & B. Gautschi. (2004) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the invasive Alliaria petiolata (Brassicaceae). Molecular Ecology Notes 4:173-175.

S. Zschokke, B. Gautschi & B. Baur. (2003) Polymorphic microsatellite loci in the endangered Indian rhinoceros, Rhinoceros unicornis. Molecular Ecology Notes 3 (2): 233-235.

R. Liebhard, L. Gianfranceschi, B. Koller, C.D. Ryder, R. Tarchini, E. Van de Weg & C. Gessler. (2003) Development and characterisation of 140 new microsatellites in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.). Molecular Breeding 10 (4): 217-241

D. J. Galeuchet, R. Husi, C. Perette, M. Fischer & B. Gautschi. (2002) Characterization of microsatellite loci in Lychnis flos-cuculi (Caryophyllaceae). Molecular Ecology Notes, 2, 491-492.

B. Gautschi, M. Klug Arter, R. Husi, W. Wettstein, & Bernhard Schmid. (2002) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the globally endangered Corncrake, Crex crex Linné. Conservation Genetics, 3, 451-453.

B. Gautschi, I. Tenzer, J.P Müller & B. Schmid. (2000) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) and cross-amplification in three Old World vulture species. Molecular Ecology. 9, 2193-2195.

B. Gautschi, A. Widmer & J. Koella. (2000) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the Dice Snake (Natrix tessellata). Molecular Ecology. 9, 2191-2193.

T. W. J. Garner, B. Gautschi, S. Röthlisberger & H.-U. Reyer. (2000) A set of CA repeat microsatellite markers derived from the pool frog, Rana lessonae. Molecular Ecology. 9, 2173-2175.

M. Soliva, B. Gautschi, C. Salzmann, I. Tenzer, A. Widmer. (2000) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the orchid Ophris araneola (Orchidaceae) and a test of cross-species amplification. Molecular Ecology. 9, 2178-2179.

E. Bucheli, B. Gautschi & J. Shykoff. (1998) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the anther smut fungus Microbotryum violaceum. Molecular Ecology, 7, 665-666.

Publications with reference to the services of ecogenics:

Eckhard W. Heymann, Kathrin Lu, Inga M. Michalczyk, Pedro Pablo Pinedo Saboya, Birgit Ziegenhagen, Ronald Bialozyt. (2012) DNA Fingerprinting Validates Seed Dispersal Curves from Observational Studies in the Neotropical Legume Parkia. PLoS ONE 7(4): e35480. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035480

D. G. Christiansen, H.-U. Reyer. (2009) From clonal to sexual hybrids: Genetic recombination via triploids in all-hybrid populations of water frogs. Evolution 63 (7): 1754-1768

K. K. Rasmussen, J. Kollmann. (2007) Genetic diversity, spatial patterns, and growth of root sprouts in a temperate tree at the northern distribution limit. Ecoscience 14 (2): 250-258.

V. Malagnini, F. Pedrazolli, F. Forno, M. Komjanc, C. Ioriatti (2007) Characterization of microsatellite loci in Cacopsylla melanoneura Förster (Homoptera: Psyllidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 495–497.

M. Gueth, W. Durka (2006) Identification of 10 microsatellite loci in the earwig Labidura riparia (Dermaptera, Labiduridae). Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 877–879.

C. Anton, J. Settele, W. Durka (2006) Nine polymorphic microsatellite loci for the parasitic wasp Neotypus melanocephalus (Hymenoptera : Ichneumonidae) Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 399-401.

N. Brede, A. Thielsch, C. Sandrock, P. Spaak, B. Keller, B. Streit, K. Schwenk (2006). Microsatellite markers for European Daphnia. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 536-539.

C. C. Linde et al. (2005). Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from the barley scald pathogen, Rhynchosporium secalis. Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 546.

I. Zeisset et al. (2005). Microsatellite markers for the large blue butterflies Maculinea nausithous and Maculinea alcon (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and their amplification in other Maculinea species. Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 165.

A. Davison, et al. (2004). Characterization of 17 microsatellite loci in the Japanese land snail genera Mandarina , Ainohelix , and Euhadra (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Molecular Ecology Notes 4, 423-425.

Research articles:

B. Hefti-Gautschi, M. Pfunder, L. Jenni, V. Keller & H. Ellegren. (2009) Identification of conservation units in the European Mergus merganser based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA markers. Conservation Genetics 10(1): 87-99.

B. Gautschi, J. P. Müller, B. Schmid, & J. Shykoff. (2003) Effective number of breeders and maintenance of genetic diversity in the captive bearded vulture population. Heredity 91 (1): 9-16.

B. Gautschi, G. Jacob, J. J. Negro, J. A. Godoy, J. P. Müller & B. Schmid. (2003) Analysis of relatedness and determination of the source of founders in the captive bearded vulture, Gypaetus barbatus, population. Conservation Genetics 4 (4): 479-490.

R. Liebhard, B. Koller, A. Patocchi, M. Kellerhals, W. Pfammatter, M. Jermini & C. Gessler. (2003) Mapping quantitative field resistance against apple scab in a 'Fiesta' x 'Discovery' progeny. Phytopathology 93 (4): 493-501.

B. Gautschi, A. Widmer J. Joshi & J. C. Koella. (2002) Increased frequency of scale anomalies and loss of genetic variation in serially bottlenecked populations of the dice snake, Natrix tessellata. Conservation Genetics, 3, 235-245.

E. Bucheli, B. Gautschi & J. A. Shykoff. (2001) Differences in population structure of the anther smut fungus Microbotryum violaceum on two closely related host species, Silene latifolia and S. dioica. Molecular Ecology, 10, 285-294.

E. Bucheli, B. Gautschi & J. A. Shykoff. (2000) Host-specific differentiation in the anther smut fungus Microbotryum violaceum as revealed by microsatellites. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 13, 188-198.

L. Gianfranceschi, B. Koller, N. Seglias, M. Kellerhals & C. Gessler. (1996) Molecular selection in apple for resistance to scab caused by Venturia inaequalis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 93:199-204

B. Koller, L. Gianfranceschi, N. Seglias, J. McDermott & C. Gessler. (1994) DNA markers linked to Malus floribunda 821 scab resistance. Plant molecular biology 26:597-602

B. Koller, A. Lehmann, J. McDermott & C. Gessler. (1993). Identification of Apple Cultivars by RAPD Markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 85:901-904

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