sequence tandem repeat

Abbreviation: STR

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • tandem repeat — Two (or more) contiguous identical DNA sequences. The orientation can be either head to tail, or head to head. Synonyms: tandem array, sequence tandem repeat …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • 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

  • Tandem repeat locus — Variable number of tandem repeat locus (VNTR locus) is any DNA sequence that exist in multiple copies strung together in various tandem lengths …   Wikipedia

  • tandem repeat — tan·dem repeat tan dəm n any of several identical DNA segments lying one after the other in a sequence compare LONG TERMINAL REPEAT * * * 1. arrangement of two or more copies of a nucleotide sequence adjacent to each other within a segment of DNA …   Medical dictionary

  • tandem repeat — noun Date: 1973 any of several identical DNA segments lying one after the other in a sequence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tandem repeat sequences — Multiple copies of the same DNA base sequence on a chromosome; used as a marker in physical mapping of the chromosome …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • short tandem repeat — (STR), simple sequence repeat (SSR) microsatellite …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • variable tandem repeat locus — noun any DNA sequence that exists in multiple copies strung together in various tandem lengths …   Wiktionary

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