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Table 4 Microsatellite genetic profiles for the 13 infected-brain samples from foetuses/lambs

From: Neospora caninum infection as a cause of reproductive failure in a sheep flock

Microsatellite locia Repetitive motif sequence Number of fetus/lamb
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 11 12 15 20 21
MS4 GC-(AT) X -ACATTT-(AT)2-AC 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 ND 15
MS5 CG-(TA) X -TGTA-GG 16 16 16 ND 15 15 16 16 ND 15 15 15 ND
MS6A GC-(TA) X -AC 15 15 15 ND 15 15 15 15 15 ND 15 15 15
MS6B CC-(AT) X -GT 12 12 12 ND 12 12 ND 12 12 12 12 12 12
MS7 AT-TA-(TA) X -GG 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 ND 9 9 ND 9
MS8 TGAC-(AT) X -GG 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
MS10 AGT-(ACT) X -(AGA) Y -(TGA) Z -CAA 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 ND 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9 6.14.9
MS12 GC-(GT) X -GC 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
MS21 TG-(TACA)3-TACC-(TACA) X -TT 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 ND 6
  1. aMicrosatellite alleles are expressed as the number of repeats (X, Y and Z) in the motif sequences according to fragment size analysis and sequencing [20]. ND: Not determined.