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

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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leprae in 10 polymorphic loci short tandem repeats (STRs) was investigated in clinical specimens obtained from leprosy patients from geographically defined areas.
2] Nonstandard abbreviations: MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; MLST, multilocus sequence typing; MLVA, multilocus variable tandem repeat analysis; rep-PCR, repeat-element PCR; DLA, direct linear analysis.
The utility of short tandem repeat loci beyond human identification: implications for development of new DNA typing systems.
Many minisatellites, such as short tandem repeats (STRs), are highly polymorphic because of allelic variation in repeat copy numbers (2, 3).
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) were used to classify isolates into genetic subpopulations.
Multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) and antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing (E-test) were performed on human isolates from 15 farms and 1 porcine isolate per farm.
Microsatellite DNA or short tandem repeat (STR) [1] 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).
Tracing isolates of bacterial species by multilocus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA).
The test is based on a genetic variation known as short tandem repeat or "STR.
The SNP chip uses fluorescent signals from a matrix of SNPs to produce, for a given subject, a unique biometric signature that provides - by orders of magnitude - more information, with greater accuracy, than short tandem repeat (STR) analysis, still the predominant technique used today, even though it was invented 10 years before the advent of modern sequencing technology.
The most frequently reported resistance mechanism is a 34-bp tandem repeat ([TR.