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Bkm sequences


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A satellite DNA containing repeats of the tetranucleotide sequences GATA and GACA that was first isolated from the banded krait. In this and many other snakes, the sequences are concentrated in the W chromosome. Bkm sequences also occur in the W chromosomes of birds. See W, Z chromosomes.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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