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Minisatellite Repeats

"Minisatellite Repeats" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Tandem arrays of moderately repetitive, short (10-60 bases) DNA sequences which are found dispersed throughout the GENOME, at the ends of chromosomes (TELOMERES), and clustered near telomeres. Their degree of repetition is two to several hundred at each locus. Loci number in the thousands but each locus shows a distinctive repeat unit.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Minisatellite Repeats" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Minisatellite Repeats" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2005 and 2007
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.