Length of microsatellite

Range 1 - 6 nucleotides
Organism Unspecified
Reference Jackson AL, Loeb LA. The mutation rate and cancer. Genetics. 1998 Apr148(4):1483-90. p.1485 right column top paragraphPubMed ID9560368
Comments P.1485 right column top paragraph: "Microsatellite sequences, short repetitive sequences of 1–6 nucleotides, occur predominantly in non-coding regions of DNA, and are usually maintained with a stable number of repeat units in normal cells with functional mismatch repair mechanisms."
Entered by Uri M
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