Tandem Repeat Variation

Known as: VNTR, Variable Number Tandem Repeat 
An inherited polymorphism in eukaryotic DNA that results from variations in the number of tandem repeat nucleotide sequences, which are end-to-end… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) of thymidylate synthase (TS) gene, mainly 2 repeat (2R) and 3 repeat (3R), is one of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Various genetic markers have been exploited for fingerprinting the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) in molecular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Yersinia pestis, the infamous plague-causing pathogen, appears to have emerged in relatively recent history. Evidence of this… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Francisella tularensis, the etiological agent of tularemia, is found throughout the Northern hemisphere. After analyzing the F… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bacillus anthracis is one of the most genetically homogeneous pathogens described, making strain discrimination particularly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Genetic loci containing variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR loci) form the basis for human gene mapping and identification… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Type 1, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) is an autoimmune disease associated with loss of tolerance to several… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Genetic distance measures are indicators of relatedness among populations or species and are useful for reconstructing the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A large collection of good genetic markers is needed to map the genes that cause human genetic diseases. Although nearly 400… (More)
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