Maize Polymorphic SSR Primer Set

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General description

The Maize Polymorphic SSR Primer Set is a cost-effective solution for SSR or SSLP mapping and screening projects that reduces or eliminates the need for custom oligos. The Set consists of 480 pairs of primers selected from the maize genome database. The selections cover the entire maize genome and target regions that have a high probability of polymorphism. This primer set is useful for screening new maize populations for genetic mapping, genotyping, marker-trait association analysis, and physical mapping of BAC clones, etc. All primers pass sequence and PCR validation tests. The primers are arrayed in five 96-well plates with a normalized concentration of 50 μM / 200 μl (1 nmol / well). Additional information on Sigma′s Maize SSR Primers can be found at www.sigma-aldrich.com/maizessr.


  • Five 96-well plates containing 480 pairs of lyophilized primers (1 nmol per well)
  • Five additional 96-well plates for dilutions
  • 20 sheets of sealing films

Other Notes

The difference between the Maize SSR Primer Set (M4193) and the Maize Polymorphic SSR Primer Set (M8818) is the intention of the sets. The Maize SSR Primer Set is intended to provide relatively even coverage of the entire maize genome (average of 20 cM units of map distance between SSR markers). The Maize Polymorphic SSR Primer Set provides coverage of the entire maize genome, however, it is intended to target genome regions that have a high probability of polymorphism, with little regard to spacing between SSR markers.

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