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

A short segment of DNA that includes duplicated genetic material.
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* For the prenatal diagnosis of aneuploidies, short tandem repeats (STRs) have already been used.
Use of a novel panel of nine short tandem repeats for exact and high-resolution fingerprinting of Aspergillus fumigatus isolates.
Kutanan et al in 2014 evaluated the genetic structure and genetic affinity between Thai-Malay Muslims and Thai Buddhists by analyzing 15 autosomal short tandem repeats. They used exact STRs which were used in our study as well (6).
The results of 17-Y-STRs mutation observed from this study revealed that the precise and reliable understanding of mutation rate at Y-chromosome short tandem repeats loci is necessary for a correct evaluation and interpretation of DNA typing results in forensics and paternity testing involving males.
Lee et al., "Use of mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit-variable-number tandem repeat typing to examine genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Singapore," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
In this gene, polymorphism of a different number of CAG tandem repeats encoding the polyglutaminic chain of different lengths, has been identified.
Turton JF, Perry C, Elgohari S, Hampton CV.PCR characterization and typing of Klebsiellapneumoniae using capsular type-specific, variable number tandem repeat and virulence gene targets.
ReviSTER: an automated pipeline to revise misaligned reads to simple tandem repeats. Bioinformatics 2013;29:1734-41.
Rapid prenatal detection of Down syndome and Edwarda syndromes by fluoroscent polymerase chain reaction with short tandem repeat markers.
ECACC cell lines are authenticated using Short Tandem Repeat (STR) profiling and other proprietary techniques.