Microsatellite DNA or short tandem repeat
(STR)  sequences are important in many types of genetic analysis, such as loss of heterozygosity testing, linkage analysis, gene mapping and discovery, paternity and forensic identity testing, evolutionary studies, and clinical diagnostics (1-10).
DNA typing with fluoroscently tagged short tandem repeats
: A sensitive and accurate approach to human identification, Biotechniques (1993) 15:100-119.
Analysis of two multiplexed short tandem repeat
systems using capillary electrophoresis with multiwavelength fluorescence detection.
* For the prenatal diagnosis of aneuploidies, short tandem repeats
(STRs) have already been used.
De Knijff et al., "A new method for the evaluation of matches in non-recombining genomes: Application to Y-chromosomal short tandem repeat
(STR) haplotypes in European males," Forensic Science International, vol.
Itakura, "Gestational choriocarcinoma of Fallopian tube diagnosed with a combination ofp57KIP2 immunostaining and short tandem repeat
analysis: case report.," Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, vol.
High-resolution combined linkage physical map of short tandem repeat
loci on human chromosome band Xq28 for indirect haemophilia A carrier detection.
Following that, three short tandem repeat
markers (D19S-TATG-F: 5'-ACAGAGTGGGACTGTGGTTC-3', D19S-TATG-R: 5'-GTAGGCTGAGGTCGAAGAAT-3'; D19S-CTTT-F: 5'-CCTCCTCAAGGAACCTTTCG-3', D19S-CTTT-R: 5'-CAGCCTAGCGACAGAGCAAG-3'; D19S-TTAT-F: 5'-TTTAGCTTCCCATCCCAGTG-3', D19S-TTAT-R: 5'-TCATGCCTCTAATCCCAGCT-3') around the COMP gene were used for linkage analysis in the family.
Developmental validation of short tandem repeat
reagent kit for forensic DNA profiling of canine biological materials.
Application of the short tandem repeat
loci in prenatal diagnostics of the most common aneuploidies.
Wu, "The effect of short tandem repeat
loci and low selenium levels on endemic osteoarthritis in China," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery--Series A, vol.
One promising approach that has not previously been used to assess individuals with impulsive aggression is genetic polymorphism analysis of short tandem repeat
(STR) loci (non-coding regions of DNA with multiple repeated sequences of base pairs linked with adjacent recombination hotspots).