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Table 1 Number of different alleles and expected heterozygozity at microsatellite loci in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Brazil (n = 28) and Vietnam (n = 23).

From: Genetic relatedness of Plasmodium falciparum isolates and the origin of allelic diversity at the merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1) locus in Brazil and Vietnam

Locus No. of alleles Expected heterozygosity
Brazil Vietnam Brazil Vietnam
Poly - α 4 11 0.48 0.91
TA42 3 Not tested 0.32 Not tested
TA81 3 6 0.39 0.74
TA1 5 4 0.28 0.71
TA87 3 4 0.43 0.69
TA109 3 Not tested 0.14 Not tested
2490 2 4 0.48 0.52
ARAII 2 7 0.39 0.82
PfG377 2 3 0.49 0.69
PfPk2 2 5 0.39 0.79
TA60 3 5 0.37 0.65
Average 2.64 5.44 0.38 0.72