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Flanking microsatellite analysis

Definition(s)

The use of highly variable repetitive sequences found in microsatellite regions adjacent to genes or other areas of interest as markers for linkage analysis, DNA fingerprinting, or other diagnostic application

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: August 25, 2014