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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Review Article

Year: 1998

Authors: Schlötterer, C

Title: Genome evolution: are microsatellites really simple sequences?.

Source: Curr Biol (8), 4 R132-R134.

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Schlötterer Christian

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Recent studies on microsatellite stability in yeast show that, as the repeat array of a microsatellite grows, its mutation rate increases and spectrum of mutations changes; these effects have important consequences for the evolution of microsatellites in genomes. (C) Current Biology Ltd.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
Evolution, Molecular*
Genome, Fungal*
Microsatellite Repeats/genetics*

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