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Mesh term Microsatellite Repeats

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Tandem Repeat Sequences

Description

A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).


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Dinucleotide Repeats
Trinucleotide Repeats


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