mammalian-wide interspersed repeat

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The second most common interspersed repeat in primates (~300 000 copies, 1–2% of the total DNA). They are 260-bp tRNA-derived short interspersed nucleotide elements (SINEs). See Alu; long interspersed nucleotide element.

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