variable number of tandem repeats


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variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR)

different numbers of tandemly repeated oligonucleotide sequences in the alleles of a gene.
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Detection of sequence variability of the collagen type II al 3 variable number of tandem repeat.
Allelic diversity of variable number of tandem repeats (VNTRs) S Accession Repeat Locus No.
Allele frequency distributions at several variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) and short tandem repeat (STR) loci in a restricted Caucasian population from South Italy and their evaluation for paternity and forensic use.
Tracing isolates of bacterial species by multilocus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA).
9) Sensitive Not present 8 (6) 20 (6) Total 146 (100) 323 (100) * One isolate per multilocus variable number of tandem repeats analysis (MLVA) and antimicrobial resistance profile is represented in the data set of 146 strains with unique types.
For multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) determinations, each locus was PCR amplified by using standard conditions and appropriate primers from the literature (7) (see online Technical Appendix, available from www.
Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis (MLVA), based on amplification of variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) areas, is a promising typing method that seems to have high discriminatory power within clonal species.
DNA fingerprinting of Salmonella enterica subsp, enterica serovar Typhimurium with emphasis on phage type DT104 based on variable number of tandem repeat loci.
Genetic diversity in Mycobacterium ulcerans isolates from Ghana revealed by a newly identified locus containing a variable number of tandem repeats.
Spoligotyping and pattern of variable number of tandem repeats identified 10 molecular groups; two found by conventional methods were subdivided.
The variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) typing method was employed, as previously described, to further investigate these strains (11).
outbreak isolates by molecular subtyping by multilocus variable number of tandem repeats typing.

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