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*  Eukaryotic chromosome fine structure
Minisatellite: Short repeats of nucleotides. Microsatellite: Very short repeats of nucleotides. Some trinucleotide repeats are ... Repeated sequences are of two basic types: unique sequences that are repeated in one area; and repeated sequences that are ... They can be classified based on the length of the repeat as: SINE: Short interspersed sequences. The repeats are normally a few ... Satellites are unique sequences that are repeated in tandem in one area. Depending on the length of the repeat, they are ...
*  Chromosomal fragile site
... while the nonfolate-sensitive group contains many AT-rich minisatellite repeats. The CGG and AT-rich repeats characteristic of ... "Human chromosomal fragile site FRA16B is an amplified AT-rich minisatellite repeat". Cell. 88 (3): 367-74. doi:10.1016/S0092- ... Rare fragile sites are found in less than 5% of the population, and are often composed of two- or three-nucleotide repeats. ... DNA polymerase has been shown to pause at CTG and CGG triplet repeat sequences, which can result in continual expansion via ...
*  Minisatellite
... and microsatellites are often referred to as short tandem repeats (STRs) or simple sequence repeats (SSRs). Minisatellites ... Minisatellite variant repeat mapping by PCR (MVR-PCR) has been extensively used to chart the interspersion patterns of variant ... These variant repeats are tandemly intermingled. Some minisatellites contain a central sequence (or "core unit") of nucleobases ... Microsatellite Tandem repeat Telomere Minisatellite at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G06)
... minisatellite repeats MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.850 --- terminal repeat sequences MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.850.400 --- hiv long ... tandem repeat sequences MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.800.140 --- dna repeat expansion MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.800.140.865 --- ... trinucleotide repeats MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.800.500.850.200 --- trinucleotide repeat expansion MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.800. ... microsatellite repeats MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.800.500.150 --- dinucleotide repeats MeSH G06.184.603.080.708.800.500.850 --- ...
*  Genome
Microsatellites consist of 2-5 basepair repeats, while minisatellite repeats are 30-35 bp. Tandem repeats make up about 4% of ... tandem repeats and interspersed repeats. Tandem repeats are short, non-coding sequences that are repeated head-to-tail. ... Tandom repeats can be functional. For example, telomeres are composed of the tandem repeat TTAGGG in mammals, and they play an ... Retrotransposons can be divided into Long terminal repeats (LTRs) and Non-Long Terminal Repeats (Non-LTR). Long terminal ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G14)
... minisatellite repeats MeSH G14.080.708.850 --- terminal repeat sequences MeSH G14.080.708.850.400 --- hiv long terminal repeat ... trinucleotide repeat expansion MeSH G14.340.024.850.550 --- minisatellite repeats MeSH G14.340.050.500 --- genes, archaeal MeSH ... tandem repeat sequences MeSH G14.080.708.800.074 --- dna repeat expansion MeSH G14.080.708.800.074.865 --- trinucleotide repeat ... tandem repeat sequences MeSH G14.340.024.850.140 --- dna repeat expansion MeSH G14.340.024.850.150 --- dna, satellite MeSH ...
*  Tandem repeat
Microsatellite Minisatellite Satellite DNA Tandem Repeats Database Variable number tandem repeats Tandem Repeat at the US ... it is called a variable number tandem repeat (VNTR). MeSH classifies variable number tandem repeats under minisatellites. ... Tandem Repeats over the Edit Distance TandemSWAN Microsatellite repeats finder JSTRING - Java Search for Tandem Repeats in ... The Tandem Repeats Database The Microorganisms Tandem Repeats Database Short Tandem Repeats Database Search tools: TAPO: A ...
*  Repeated sequence (DNA)
... typically found in centromeres and heterochromatin Minisatellite - repeat units from about 10 to 60 base pairs, found in many ... repeats Global direct repeat Local direct simple repeats Local direct repeats Local direct repeats with spacer Inverted repeats ... There are 3 major categories of repeated sequence or repeats: Terminal repeats Tandem repeats: copies which lie adjacent to ... Global inverted repeat Local inverted repeat Inverted repeat with spacer Palindromic repeat Mirror and everted repeats ...
*  DNA
... such as short tandem repeats and minisatellites, are compared between people. This method is usually an extremely reliable ... Levene thought the chain was short and the bases repeated in a fixed order. In 1937, William Astbury produced the first X-ray ... DNA is a long polymer made from repeating units called nucleotides. The structure of DNA is dynamic along its length, being ... In human cells, telomeres are usually lengths of single-stranded DNA containing several thousand repeats of a simple TTAGGG ...
*  Constitutive heterochromatin
... minisatellite and microsatellite repeats, and transposon repeats. In humans these regions account for about 200Mb or 6.5% of ... Constitutive heterochromatin is composed mainly of high copy number tandem repeats known as satellite repeats, ... The repeat sequences found at the pericentromeres are not conserved throughout many species and depend more on epigenetic ... The Y chromosome has been fully sequenced: its repeats do not interfere with finding the overlapping regions that are needed ...
*  Molecular-weight size marker
Minisatellites are short sequences of tandem repeats, approximately 10-60 base pairs. Minisatellites can be used in DNA ... Microsatellites Also known as SSR (simple sequence repeats) or STR (short tandem repeats), microsatellites differ from ... Minisatellites Similar to RFLP, this technique also uses restriction endonucleases to digest the genomic DNA. ... minisatellites in that they are shorter, usually 2-6 base pairs. This property of microsatellites allows for easy isolation. ...
*  Satellite DNA
For example, minisatellite DNA is a short region (1-5kb) of 20-50 repeats. The difference in how many of the repeats is present ... Satellite DNA, together with minisatellite and microsatellite DNA, constitute the tandem repeats. Some types of satellite DNA ... The nucleotide sequence of the repeats is fairly well conserved across species. However, variation in the length of the repeat ... Between the strand-biased microsatellite repeats and G:C mononucleotide repeats, all sequence variations retained one or two ...
*  Helitron (biology)
Some families of Helitrons also carry tandem repeats, like microsatellites and minisatellites which are generally highly ... De novo repeat identification approaches which can be used to build consensus libraries of all repeated sequences, but De novo ... A repeat-based search requires extensive manual curation to identify Helitron families, an overwhelming task in large genomes ... These approaches are limited by the quality of the genome assembly and the homogeneity of the repeats. Another approach is ...
*  Inverted repeat
Repeat sequences with about 10-100 base pairs are known as minisatellites, while shorter repeat sequences having mostly 2-4 ... Both inverted repeats and direct repeats constitute types of nucleotide sequences that occur repetitively. These repeated DNA ... Searches can be performed on a variety of "repeat types" (including inverted repeats) and on several species. Inverted Repeats ... The most common repeats include the dinucleotide repeats, which have the bases AC on one DNA strand, and GT on the ...
*  Variable number tandem repeat
VNTR minisatellites have repeat sequences that repeat the same number of times in all individuals containing the tandem repeats ... Minisatellites are a type of DNA tandem repeat sequence, meaning that the sequences repeat one after another without other ... AFLP Microsatellite Minisatellite MLVA Short tandem repeat Tandem repeat BioNumerics (using the BioNumerics MIRU-VNTR plugin ... However, while all VNTRs are minisatellites, not all minisatellites are VNTRs. VNTRs can vary in number of repeats from ...
*  IFI6
A mini-satellite that consists of 26 repeats of a 12 nucleotide repeating element resembling the mammalian splice donor ... Turri MG, Cuin KA, Porter AC (1995). "Characterisation of a novel minisatellite that provides multiple splice donor sites in an ... Alternatively spliced transcript variants that encode different isoforms by using the two downstream repeat units as splice ...
*  Microsatellite
They are thus classified as minisatellites. Similarly, insects have shorter repeat motifs in their telomeres that could ... of proteins contain repeating sequences of amino acids encoded by short sequence repeats. Most of the short sequence repeats ... A repeat polymorphism in the fourth intron of the NOS3 gene is linked to hypertension in a Tunisian population. Reduced repeat ... Each trinucleotide repeating sequence is transcribed into a repeating series of the same amino acid. In yeasts, the most common ...
*  Human genetic variation
Short tandem repeats (about 5 base pairs) are called microsatellites, while longer ones are called minisatellites. The Out of ... A variable number tandem repeat (VNTR) is the variation of length of a tandem repeat. A tandem repeat is the adjacent ... Tandem repeats exist on many chromosomes, and their length varies between individuals. Each variant acts as an inherited allele ...
*  DNA profiling
... in particular short tandem repeats (STRs), also known as microsatellites, and minisatellites. VNTR loci are very similar ... These repeat sequences tend to vary in length among different individuals and are called variable number tandem repeat ... DNA profiling uses repetitive ("repeat") sequences that are highly variable, called variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs), ... having a certain number of repeats at one locus does not change the likelihood of having any number of repeats at any other ...
*  Microsatellite instability
Microsatellites are repeated sequences of DNA. These sequences can be made of repeating units of one to six base pairs in ... Longer sequences are called minisatellite, and even longer sequences are called satellite DNA sites. Some scientists ... Microsatellites are also known as simple sequence repeats (SSRs). Microsatellite instability structure consists of repeated ... The most common microsatellite in humans is a dinucleotide repeat of the nucleotides C and A, which occurs tens of thousands of ...
*  Mycobacterium tuberculosis
The first scheme, called exact tandem repeat, used only five loci, but the resolution afforded by these five loci was not as ... "High-resolution minisatellite-based typing as a portable approach to global analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis molecular ... This method makes use of the presence of repeated DNA sequences within the M. tuberculosis genome. Three generations of VNTR ... This has now been superseded by variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR), which is technically easier to perform and allows ...
*  Multiple loci VNTR analysis
... that takes advantage of the polymorphism of tandemly repeated DNA sequences. A "VNTR" is a "variable-number tandem repeat". ... http://tandemrepeat.u-psud.fr/ http://minisatellites.u-psud.fr/ http://mlva.u-psud.fr/ http://www.mlva.eu/ http://www. ... From this size estimate, the number of repeat units at each locus can be deduced. The resulting information is a code which can ... Normalisation, size calling, size correction, assignment of number of repeats and cluster analysis on MLVA data can be ...
*  Alec Jeffreys
By focusing on just a few of these highly variable minisatellites, DNA profiling made the system more sensitive, more ... The most commonly used markers are now variable microsatellites, also known as short tandem repeats (STRs), which Jeffreys ... DNA profiling, based on typing individual highly variable minisatellites in the human genome, was also developed by Alec ... Jeffreys, A.; Wilson, V.; Thein, S. (1985). "Hypervariable 'minisatellite' regions in human DNA". Nature. 314 (6006): 67-73. ...
*  Colworth Medal
Jeffreys, A. J. (1987). "Highly variable minisatellites and DNA fingerprints". Biochemical Society Transactions. 15 (3): 309-17 ... Hypersensitivity to modification by a single-strand-selective chemical reagent conferred by inverted repeat sequences". Nucleic ...
*  Genetic marker
... or Simple sequence repeat) SNP (or Single nucleotide polymorphism) STR (or Short tandem repeat) SFP (or Single feature ... like minisatellites. For many years, gene mapping was limited to identifying organisms by traditional phenotype markers. This ... or Variable number tandem repeat) SSR Microsatellite polymorphism, ( ...
*  Index of biochemistry articles
... tandem repeat sequence - taste bud - TATA box - tax gene product - taxonomy - telophase - Tertiary structure - tetrodotoxin - ... minisatellite - mitochondrial membrane - mitochondrion - mitogen receptor - mitosis - mitotic spindle - mixture - modern ... trinucleotide repeat - Triose - tropomyosin - troponin - Tryptophan - tubulin - tumor necrosis factors - tumor necrosis factor ... dinucleotide repeat - Diploid - Disaccharide - Dissociation constant - Disulfide bond - Disulfide bridge - DNA - DNA ...