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microsatellite

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Chromosomal sites that contain repeats of a small number of nucleotides arranged one after the other. The tandemly repeated motif usually contains between one and six nucleotides....

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repetitive DNA

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Any DNA sequence which occurs many times within a genome; it may be in a tandem array or dispersed repeats.

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satellite

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A distal chromosomal segment separated from the rest of the chromosome by a thin chromatic filament or stalk called the secondary constriction.

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STRP

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STR stands for short tandem repeat, and the method relies on the variability in the STRs that are scattered along the human chromosomes to distinguish the DNAs of different individuals. The...

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