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satellite DNA

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The proportion of the DNA of a eukaryotic cell that consists of very large numbers (approximately 106) of copies of a short nucleotide sequence. It occurs mainly around the centromeres and...

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satellite DNA

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 177 words.

Any *DNA which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from the majority of genomic DNA on centrifugation. This bias in base composition is often due to highly...

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satellite DNA

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The proportion of the DNA of a eukaryotic cell that consists of very large numbers (approximately 106) of copies of a short nucleotide sequence. It occurs mainly around the centromeres and...

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satellite DNA

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 174 words.

Any DNA which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from the majority of genomic DNA on centrifugation. This bias in base composition is often due to highly...

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satellite DNA

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 177 words.

Any *DNA which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from the majority of genomic DNA on centrifugation. This bias in base composition is often due to highly...

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satellite DNA

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 125 words.

Tandem repeats of DNA sequences widely distributed through the genome that may constitute around 10% of the total DNA. The repetitive sequences may have a base composition (and thus...

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mouse satellite DNA

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A DNA making up about 10% of the DNA isolated from a wide variety of mouse tissues. It forms a band slightly separated from the main peak when mouse DNA is spun to equilibrium in a CsCl...

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satellite DNA

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 86 words.

The proportion of the DNA of a eukaryotic cell that consists of very large numbers (approximately 106) of

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satellite DNA

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 109 words.

The proportion of the DNA of a eukaryotic cell that consists of copies of nucleotide sequences, often in large numbers. For example, in humans these sequences can vary in length from 5 to...

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satellite DNA

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 108 words.

The proportion of the DNA of a eukaryotic cell that consists of large numbers of copies of nucleotide sequences. For example, in humans these sequences can vary in length from 5 to over 300...

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satellite DNA

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 170 words.

Any *DNA which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from the majority of genomic

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satellite DNA

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 168 words.

Any DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from the

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satellite DNA

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 170 words.

Any DNA (*deoxyribonucleic acid) which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from

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satellite DNA

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 84 words.

a fraction of DNA, amounting to 10% or more of total DNA in most eukaryotic cells, with a highly repetitive

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Toward an Understanding of Satellite DNA Function in Crustacea1

SHIAO Y. WANG, PATRICIA M. BIESIOT and DOROTHY M. SKINNER.

in Integrative and Comparative Biology

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 0 words.

A G+C-rich satellite DNA (stDNA) in Gecarcinus lateralis with a repeat unit of 2.1 kbp makes up approximately 3% (16,000 copies/nucleus) of the land crab genome. We used sequences from...

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Mitochondrial DNA deletions in muscle satellite cells: implications for therapies

Sally Spendiff, Mojgan Reza, Julie L. Murphy, Grainne Gorman, Emma L. Blakely, Robert W. Taylor, Rita Horvath, Georgia Campbell, Jane Newman, Hanns Lochmüller and Doug M. Turnbull.

in Human Molecular Genetics

December 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 6072 words.

Progressive myopathy is a major clinical feature of patients with mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) disease. There is limited treatment available for these patients although exercise and other...

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Satellite DNAs are conserved and differentially transcribed among Gryllus cricket species

Octavio Manuel Palacios-Gimenez, Vanessa Bellini Bardella, Bernardo Lemos and Diogo Cavalcanti Cabral-de-Mello.

in DNA Research

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 7554 words.

Abstract

Satellite DNA (satDNA) is an abundant class of non-coding repetitive DNA that is preferentially found as tandemly repeated arrays in gene-poor...

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Evolutionary Story of a Satellite DNA from Phodopus sungorus (Rodentia, Cricetidae)

Ana Paço, Filomena Adega, Nevenka Meštrović, Miroslav Plohl and Raquel Chaves.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 5641 words.

With the goal to contribute for the understanding of satellite DNA evolution and its genomic involvement, in this work it was isolated and characterized the first satellite DNA (PSUcentSat)...

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Identification and characterization of a subtelomeric satellite DNA in Callitrichini monkeys

Naiara Pereira Araújo, Leonardo Gomes de Lima, Guilherme Borges Dias, Gustavo Campos Silva Kuhn, Alan Lane de Melo, Yatiyo Yonenaga-Yassuda, Roscoe Stanyon and Marta Svartman.

in DNA Research

August 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 5940 words.

Abstract

Repetitive DNAs are abundant fast-evolving components of eukaryotic genomes, which often possess important structural and functional roles. Despite...

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SatDNA Analyzer: a computing tool for satellite-DNA evolutionary analysis

Rafael Navajas-Pérez, Cristina Rubio-Escudero, José Luis Aznarte, Manuel Ruiz Rejón and Manuel A. Garrido-Ramos.

in Bioinformatics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 1070 words.

Summary: satDNA Analyzer is a program, implemented in C++, for the analysis of the patterns of variation at each nucleotide position considered independently amongst all units...

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Characterization and chromosomal distribution of satellite DNA sequences of the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

K Tanaka, Y Matsuda, JS Masangkay, CD Solis, RVP Anunciado and T Namikawa.

in Journal of Heredity

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 0 words.

Satellite DNA sequences were isolated from the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) after digestion with two restriction endonucleases, BamHl and Stul. These satellite DNAs of the water buffalo...

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