CGG sequence | definition of CGG sequence by Medical dictionary
CGG or CGG sequence
Shorthand for the DNA sequence: cytosine-guanine-guanine. Cytosine and guanine are two of the four molecules, otherwise called nucleic acids, that make up DNA.
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Fragile X is a trinucleotide repeat disease caused predominantly by the expansion of CGG sequences
in the 5' region of the fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1) gene.
FXS is a trinucleotide repeat disease caused predominantly by the expansion of CGG sequences
in the 5' untranslated region of the Fragile X Mental Retardation 1 (FMR1) gene.