Intron length polymorphism of β-tubulin genes in microalgae

1Pirko, Ya.V, Rabokon, AM, Postovoitova, AS, Bilonozhko, YO, Kalafat, LO, Borisova, OV, 2Tsarenko, PM, 1Blume, Ya.B
1Institute of Food Biotechnology and Genomics of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
2D.K. Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
Dopov. Nac. akad. nauk Ukr. 2019, 1:93-99
Section: Biology
Language: Ukrainian

The genetic profiling of 8 microalgae species (10 strains) from the collection IBASU-A of Institute of Botany M.G. Kholodny of the NAS of Ukraine was performed using the intron length polymorphism analysis of β-tu bulin genes. For the first time, the regularities of the differences between the DNA profiles of the microalgae taxonomic units on the generic level, namely Acutodesmus, Desmodesmus, Dunaliella, Tribonema, and Euglena were established. The possibility of using the method for estimating the intron length polymorphism of β-tubulin genes for the interspecies and intraspecific differentiations of microalgae in the polymorphism was demonstrated.

Keywords: introns, microalgae, molecular genetic markers β-tubulin genes

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