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Tandem repeat sequences

tandem repeat sequences

multiple copies of the same dNA base sequence on a chromosome; used as a marker in physical mapping of the chromosome.


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Nucleotide sequences

... fragments are created. Microsatellite repeat sequences: also known as short tandem repeats (STRs) these have a high mutation rate and are used ...

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by Babybel56
Tue May 10, 2011 7:11 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Nucleotide sequences
Replies: 4
Views: 2725

STRs, SSRs and microsatellites - Where is the difference?

Simple sequence repeats, short tandem repeats and microsatellites are all the same thing the only difference is the name. They are all repetitive sequences of 1-6 base pairs. It is up to you what you call them ...

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by Kezzer
Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: STRs, SSRs and microsatellites - Where is the difference?
Replies: 3
Views: 3118

repeat sequence in DNA and mispairing

... one of the sections mentions the problems with repeat sequences and how they can have pathogenic potentials it says short tandem repeats can mispair and cause pathogenic deletions and insertions ...

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by sarah90222
Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: repeat sequence in DNA and mispairing
Replies: 2
Views: 1245

Tandem repeats: a sensory apparatus made of DNA?

Hi all, While discussing tandem repeats in HSV-1 the other day, myself and my girlfriend developed ... may be transient (as occurring at degenerate consensus sequences). The apparatus may detect levels of more than one ...

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by hanandmark
Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Tandem repeats: a sensory apparatus made of DNA?
Replies: 0
Views: 2227

Hair and DNA

... for so called VNTR --> variable number of tandem repeats. These are repeats of a specific DNA-sequence that ... on television. Yeah, you basically look for repeating sequences of DNA in the "junk DNA"... These regions ...

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by Revenged
Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:32 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Hair and DNA
Replies: 31
Views: 66275


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