Alu sequences
A highly repeated family of 300-bp long sequences dispersed throughout the human genome, so named because they are released by the digestion of genomic DNA with the restriction endonuclease AluI.

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  • Alu sequence — An Alu sequence is a short stretch of DNA originally characterized by the action of the Alu restriction endonuclease. Alu sequences of different kinds occur in large numbers in primate genomes. In fact, Alu sequences are the most abundant mobile… …   Wikipedia

  • Alu — (1) Type II restriction endonuclease, isolated from Arthrobacter luteus. The recognition sequence is 5 AG/CT 3 . (2) Alu sequences are highly repetitive sequences found in large numbers (100 500,000) in the human genome, and that are cleaved more …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Alu-Sequenz — Alu Sequenzen sind eine Familie repetitiver (sich wiederholender) DNA Sequenzen in Genomen von Primaten[1]. Sie gehören zu den „Short interspersed nucleotide elements“ (kurze, verteilte Nukleotidelemente), abgekürzt SINEs. Alu Sequenzen sind… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alu-Familie — Alu Sequenzen sind eine Familie repetitiver (sich wiederholender) DNA Sequenzen in Genomen von Primaten[1]. Sie gehören zu den Short interspersed nucleotide elements (kurze, verteilte Nukleotidelemente), abgekürzt SINEs. Alu Sequenzen sind… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alu repeat sequence — any of a family of related, repetitive, dimeric DNA sequences, named for their cleavage by the restriction endonuclease Alu I. The sequences are approximately 300 base pairs long and are interspersed throughout the primate genome in up to a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Alu —    A family of repeat DNA sequences, cleaved by the restriction enzyme Alu I, dispersed throughout the genomes of many animal species. The family consists of about 500,000 copies, at 300 bp each, per human genome …   Forensic science glossary

  • Alu family — /ˈælu fæmli/ (say alooh famlee) noun sequences of DNA which are repeated and which in humans comprise 3 6% of the total DNA; found only in primates and in humans …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sequence ALU — Séquence ALU Une séquence Alu est un court fragment d ADN de type SINE (Short INterspersed repetitive Element) caractérisé par la présence d un site de restriction de l endonucléase de restriction : l enzyme Alu I, très spécifique de l Homme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Séquence ALU — Une séquence Alu est un court fragment d ADN de type SINE (short interspersed element) caractérisé par la présence d un site de restriction de l endonucléase de restriction Alu I. Ces séquences sont spécifique de l Homme et des primates proches… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Multiplication ALU — In digital design, a multiplier or multiplication ALU is a hardware circuit dedicated to multiplying two binary values. A variety of techniques can be used to implement a digital multiplier. Most techniques involve computing a set of partial… …   Wikipedia

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