microsatellite    (CURRENT_SVN)

SO Accession: SO:0000289 (SOWiki)
Definition: A repeat_region containing repeat_units of 2 to 10 bp repeated in tandem.
Synonyms: INSDC_qualifier:microsatellite, microsatellite locus, microsatellite marker, short tandem repeat, STR, INSDC_feature:repeat_region
DB Xrefs: URL: http://www.informatics.jax.org/silver/glossary.shtml  
NCBI: th

Parent: satellite_DNA (SO:0000005)

Children: trinucleotide_repeat_microsatellite_feature (SO:0000291)
tetranucleotide_repeat_microsatellite_feature (SO:0000641)
dinucleotide_repeat_microsatellite_feature (SO:0000290)
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