tandem repeat

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repeat

 [rĕ-pēt´]
something done or occurring more than once, particularly over and over.
long terminal r's identical nucleotide sequences occurring at each end of a proviral genome or a transposon and believed to be essential for integration of the molecule into host DNA.
tandem repeat appearance of two or more identicle segments close to each other within a strand of DNA.

tandem repeat

appearance of two or more identical segments close to each other within a strand of DNA.

tandem repeat

A short segment of DNA that includes duplicated genetic material.
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7) Testing is generally performed with at least 5 microsatellite markers, generally mononucleotide or dinucleotide repeat markers.
Mutated gene-specific phenotypes of dinucleotide repeat instability in human colorectal carcinoma cell lines deficient in DNA mismatch repair.
Dinucleotide repeat polymorphism in dopamine D5 receptor gene and patients of Han nationality with schizophrenia in Kunming.
Carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy families, using dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms.
1989, "A hypervariable microsatellite revealed by in vitro amplification of a dinucleotide repeat within the cardiac muscle actin gene," Am.
Haemophilia A diagnosis by analysis of a hypervariable dinucleotide repeat whithin the factor VIII gene.
Identification and characterization of dinucleotide repeat (CA)n markers for genetic mapping in dog.
Caprine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the SRCRSP-6, SRCRSP-7, SRCRSP-8, SRCRSP-9, SRCTRSP-10 loci.
Variations in the length of the alpha-synuclein gene promoter's dinucleotide repeat sequence have been linked to Parkinson's disease in a study analyzing DNA samples from more than 5,300 subjects around the world.
A short dinucleotide repeat is found in the human mtDNA control region near the tRNA-Phenylalanine gene (Bodenteich et al.
Microsatellite instability testing of tumor DNA is generally performed with at least 5 microsatellite markers, generally mononucleotide or dinucleotide repeat markers.
17] and separated with streptavidin beads resulting in a 50-95% enrichment for dinucleotide repeat microsatellites.