Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 55, Issue 1, pp 100–104 | Cite as

Phylogenetic Analysis of Kyrgyz Horse Using 17 Microsatellite Markers

  • Zh. T. IsakovaEmail author
  • B. I. Toktosunov
  • V. N. KipenEmail author
  • L. V. Kalinkova
  • E. T. Talaibekova
  • N. M. Aldasheva
  • A. H. Abdurasulov

Abstract—The results of this study are the first in assessing the subpopulation subdivision of the Kyrgyz horse breed. Horse genotyping was performed using 17 microsatellite loci recommended by the International Society for Animal Genetics. On the basis of the results of genotyping using the AMOVA method, paired genetic distances for horses of the Kyrgyz breed in relation to 31 other breeds were calculated. It is shown that horses of the Kyrgyz breed are genetically the closest to the Welsh pony and Warmblood horse.


Kyrgyz horse breed microsatellite markers genetic diversity phylogenetic analysis 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zh. T. Isakova
    • 1
    Email author
  • B. I. Toktosunov
    • 2
  • V. N. Kipen
    • 3
    Email author
  • L. V. Kalinkova
    • 4
  • E. T. Talaibekova
    • 1
  • N. M. Aldasheva
    • 1
  • A. H. Abdurasulov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Molecular Biology and MedicineBishkekKyrgyzstan
  2. 2.Institute of Biotechnology, National Academy of SciencesBishkekKyrgyzstan
  3. 3.Institute of Genetics and Cytology NAS of BelarusMinskBelarus
  4. 4.All-Russian Research Institute of Horse BreedingDivovoRussia

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