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satellite DNA

n.
A portion of DNA in eukaryotes whose density differs from that of the majority of DNA and that consists of short, repeating sequences of nucleotide pairs, often found near the region of the centromere.
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ADN satellite
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It was postulated that hypomethylation of satellite 2 DNA at 1q12 alters the interaction between the CpG-rich satellite DNA and chromatin proteins which results in heterochromatin decondensation, breakage, and aberrant 1q formation [14].
The DNA contains satellite DNA. There are three types of satellites.
Satellite DNA overrides the pathogenicity phenotype of the C4 gene of Tomato leaf curl virus, but does not compensate for loss of function of the coat protein and V2 genes.
Repetitive satellite DNA sequences (alphoid DNA) are essential for centromere formation and function during cell division [1, 2].
Molecular characterization of a new begomovirus infecting Sida cordifolia and its associated satellite DNA molecules.
Satellite DNA of the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum - comparative study of satellites from the genus Tribolium.
To detect parasite DNA within blood, we followed this process: a 200-mL aliquot of centrifuged blood, including the buffy coat, from a subset of seropositive and seronegative dogs across all shelters was subjected to DNA extraction and used as the template in a real-time quantitative PCR with a TaqMan probe to amplify a 166-bp repetitive sequence of satellite DNA specific to T.
2001), sequencing satellite DNA and ribosomal genes (Insua et al.
HmRF15-17 and HmRF16-18 have arisen as a chromosomal feature common to the 2n=38-34 complex; moreover, their occurrence may be correlated with NOR pattern and satellite DNA organization (Zambelli and Vidal-Rioja, 1996; Zambelli and Vidal-Rioja, 1999; Zambelli et al., 2003).
The most popular method for quantifying human DNA in forensic laboratories today involves hybridization with a primate-specific alpha satellite DNA sequence located on chromosome 17, D17Z1 (Walsh et al.
In a recent study, a satellite DNA sequence isolated from A.
The X-chromosome probe (alpha satellite DNA) is labeled with Spectrum green, and the Y-chromosome probe (satellite III DNA) is labeled with Spectrum orange.
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