Definición de microsatellite en inglés:

microsatellite

Saltos de línea: micro|sat¦el¦lite
Pronunciación: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌsatəlʌɪt/

sustantivo

Genetics
  • A set of short repeated DNA sequences at a particular locus on a chromosome, which vary in number in different individuals and so can be used for genetic fingerprinting.
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    • Thereafter, the DNA sequence of some microsatellites was determined to resolve the following ambiguities.
    • There are also two dinucleotide microsatellites and one mononucleotide microsatellite, all in the first intron.
    • Defects in mismatch repair genes lead to variations in the length of microsatellites, known as microsatellite instability.

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