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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

appearance of two or more identical 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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Genotypic variation and stability of four variable-number tandem repeats and their suitability for discriminating strains of Mycobacterium leprae.
Typing of Thai clinical isolates of Mycobacterium leprae and analysis of leprosy transmission by polymorphism of tandem repeats.
Analysis and interpretation of short tandem repeat microvariants and three-banded allele patterns using multiple allele detection systems, Journal of Forensic Sciences (1999) 44:87-94.
These sequences, also called short tandem repeats (STRs), have been demonstrated as important markers for disease diagnostics, genetic mapping, and human identification.
Allele distributions for two tetrameric short tandem repeat (STR) loci, D2S1338 and D19S433, were determined in African Americans, U.
Analysis of short tandem repeat polymorphisms in human DNA by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry.
The StemElite ID System incorporates the same short tandem repeat (STR) analysis technology as Promega PowerPlex([R]) products used for genetic identity by forensics labs world wide.
All isolates were characterized by multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis, and 1 isolate was analyzed by whole-genome sequencing and single-nucleotide polymorphism analysis (10,11).
Many of these systems exploit highly polymorphic short tandem repeat (STR) sequences, which offer an extremely high degree of discrimination between individuals within a population (Fregeau et al.
Some of the topics included are DNA isolation, slot-blot quantification, restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP)-Southern blotting, PCR [both dot blot and short tandem repeat (STR) analysis], mitochondrial DNA sequencing, and capillary electrophoresis as well as a review of the statistical evaluation of forensic casework results.
Elucigene QST*R tests cover a range of DNA-based multiplexed diagnostic assays that use short tandem repeat (STR) markers to detect the three most common viable autosomal trisomies: Down syndrome, Edwards syndrome and Patau syndrome.