satellite_DNA    (CURRENT_RELEASE)

SO Accession: SO:0000005 (SOWiki)
Definition: The many tandem repeats (identical or related) of a short basic repeating unit; many have a base composition or other property different from the genome average that allows them to be separated from the bulk (main band) genomic DNA.
Synonyms: INSDC_qualifier:satellite, satellite DNA, INSDC_feature:repeat_region
DB Xrefs: URL: http://www.insdc.org/files/feature_table.html  

Parent: tandem_repeat (SO:0000705)

Children: minisatellite (SO:0000643)
microsatellite (SO:0000289)
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