Alu family

Alu fam·i·ly

a set of dispersed sequences in the human genome having Alu cleavage sites at each end; the restriction endonuclease.

Alu family

interspersed repetitive DNA sequences that occur nearly a million times in the human genome. So called because they are cleaved by the restriction enzyme AluI.
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