Minisatellite Repeats

Known as: Repeat, Minisatellite, Variable Number Tandem Repeat, Minisatellites 
Tandem arrays of moderately repetitive, short (10-60 bases) DNA sequences which are found dispersed throughout the GENOME, at the ends of chromosomes… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Genotype-to-phenotype mapping commonly focuses on two major classes of mutations: single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and copy… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Variable tandem repeats are frequently used for genetic mapping, genotyping, and forensics studies. Moreover, variation in some… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The worldwide threat of tuberculosis to human health emphasizes the need to develop novel approaches to a global epidemiological… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units (MIRUs) are 40-100 bp DNA elements often found as tandem repeats and dispersed in… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The IDDM2 locus encoding susceptibility to type 1 diabetes was mapped previously to a 4.1–kb region spanning the insulin gene and… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Genetic susceptibility to insulin–dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) is inherited as a polygenic trait. One of the loci… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Most DNA typing systems used in forensic and legal medicine assay allelic length variation at tandem repetitive DNA regions such… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The human genome contains approximately 50,000 copies of an interspersed repeat with the sequence (dT-dG)n, where n… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
In contrast to mouse epidermal cells, human skin keratinocytes are rather resistant to transformation in vitro. Immortalization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The human genome contains many dispersed tandem-repetitive ‘minisatellite’ regions detected via a shared 10–15-base pair ‘core… (More)
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