Tandem repeats

Tandem repeats
   The end to end duplication of a series of identical or almost identical stretches of DNA.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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  • tandem repeats — Copies of genes repeated one after another along a chromosome: for example the 40S rRNA genes in somatic cells of toads, of which there are about 500 copies …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Short Tandem Repeats — sind repetitive DNA Elemente und gehören zu den Satelliten DNAs. Als Short tandem repeats (kurz STR, von englisch: Short kurz, Tandem im Sinne von hintereinander, Repeat Wiederholung) wird in der Genetik die Wiederholung kurzer Basenpaar Muster… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Variable Number of Tandem Repeats — Als DNA Analysen, auch DNA Tests, DNS Analysen, DNS Tests, Genanalyse oder Gentests, werden molekularbiologische Verfahren bezeichnet, welche die DNA (deutsche Abkürzung DNS) verwenden, um Rückschlüsse auf verschiedene Aspekte des Individuums… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • STR or short tandem repeats — — короткие (обычно до 5 нуклеотидов) тандемные повторы (см.), находящиеся в одинаковых локусах гомологичных хромосом, но содержащие различное число повторов данного типа …   Генетика. Энциклопедический словарь

  • Variable number of tandem repeats — (VNTR)    The variable number of repeat core base pair sequences at specific loci in the genome. The variation in length of the alleles formed from the repeats provides the basis for unique individual identification …   Forensic science glossary

  • variable number of tandem repeats — (VNTR) see under repeat …   Medical dictionary

  • variable number tandem repeats — (VNTR) different numbers of tandemly repeated oligonucleotide sequences in the alleles of a gene; such polymorphism can be useful in genetic mapping. See also minisatellite …   Medical dictionary

  • Tandem repeat — Tandem repeats occur in DNA when a pattern of two or more nucleotides is repeated and the repetitions are directly adjacent to each other. [1] Contents 1 Example 2 Terminology 3 Uses …   Wikipedia

  • Variable number tandem repeat — A Variable Number Tandem Repeats (or VNTR) is a location in a genome where a short nucleotide sequence is organized as a tandem repeat. These can be found on many chromosomes, and often show variations in length between individuals. Each variant… …   Wikipedia

  • Short tandem repeat — A short tandem repeat (STR) in DNA is a class of polymorphisms that occurs when a pattern of two or more nucleotides are repeated and the repeated sequences are directly adjacent to each other. The pattern can range in length from 2 to 10 base… …   Wikipedia

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