trinucleotide


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tri·nu·cle·o·tide

(trī-nū'klē-ō-tīd),
A combination of three adjacent nucleotides, free or in a polynucleotide or nucleic acid molecule; often used with specific reference to the unit (codon or anticodon) specifying a particular amino acid in expression of the genetic code.

trinucleotide

(trī-no͞o′klē-ə-tīd′, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
A triplet of nucleotides; a codon.

trinucleotide

See codon.

tri·nu·cle·o·tide

(trī-nū'klē-ō-tīd)
A combination of three adjacent nucleotides, free or in a polynucleotide or nucleic acid molecule; often used with specific reference to the unit (codon or anticodon) specifying a particular amino acid in expression of the genetic code.
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Its mutation is described as the cause of fragile X syndrome and it is characterized by the presence of a CGG trinucleotide repeat in the in the promoter region of the FMR1 gene (14, 15, 16).
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The relationship between trinucleotide (CAG) repeat length and clinical feathers of Huntington's disease.
When observing the VNTR profile, we also observed a greater variation in repeat lengths in the AT rich dinucleotide repeats [(AT)17, (AT)15, (TA)18, and (TA)10], followed by the trinucleotides [(GAA)21 and (GTA)9].
POOLED TRINUCLEOTIDE REPEAT EXPANSION SIZE DETERMINATION
Relationship between parental trinucleotide GCT repeat length and severity of myotonic dystrophy in offspring.
Minimum SSR length was defined as at least 9 repetitions for dinucleotides, 6 for trinucleotides, 5 for tetranucleotides, 4 for pentanucleotides, and 3 for hexanucleotides.
They suggest that trinucleotide repeats could be used to genotype yeast strains.
HTT contains a trinucleotide repeat of cytosine-adenine-guanine (CAG) base pairs.
Integration of trinucleotide microsatellites into a linkage map of Citrus.
They discuss biogenesis and applications of microRNA; non-canonical microRNA biogenesis and function; non-coding RNAs and the epigenetic control of gene expression; the clinical translation of microRNA technologies for somatic cell reprogramming; systems biology tools for understanding the role of host microRNAs in infection, particularly in HIV; synthetic microRNA blocking agents; using microRNAs to regulate transgene expression, for gene silencing, and using RNAi for the treatment of viral infections; the role of microRNAs in cancers associated with human tumor viruses; microRNAs as cancer biomarkers; and microRNA deregulation in trinucleotide repeat expansion disorders.