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Descriptor in English: Microsatellite Repeats
Descriptor in Spanish: Repeticiones de Microsatélite
Descriptor in Portuguese: Repetições de Microssatélites
Descriptor in French: Répétitions microsatellites
Entry term(s): Marker, Microsatellite
Markers, Microsatellite
Microsatellite
Microsatellite Marker
Microsatellite Markers
Microsatellite Repeat
Microsatellites
Pentanucleotide Repeat
Pentanucleotide Repeats
Repeat, Microsatellite
Repeat, Pentanucleotide
Repeat, Short Tandem
Repeat, Simple Sequence
Repeat, Tetranucleotide
Repeats, Microsatellite
Repeats, Pentanucleotide
Repeats, Short Tandem
Repeats, Simple Sequence
Repeats, Tetranucleotide
Repetitive Sequence, Simple
Repetitive Sequences, Simple
Sequence Repeat, Simple
Sequence Repeats, Simple
Sequence, Simple Repetitive
Sequences, Simple Repetitive
Short Tandem Repeat
Short Tandem Repeats
Simple Repetitive Sequence
Simple Repetitive Sequences
Simple Sequence Repeat
Simple Sequence Repeats
Tandem Repeat, Short
Tandem Repeats, Short
Tetranucleotide Repeat
Tetranucleotide Repeats
Tree number(s): G02.111.570.080.708.800.500
G05.360.080.708.800.500
G05.360.340.024.850.500
Scope note: A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 1996; for SIMPLE REPETITIVE SEQUENCE use MINISATELLITE REPEATS 1999-2011, use REPETITIVE SEQUENCE, NUCLEIC ACID 1990-1998
See also the descriptors: Microsatellite Instability MeSH
DeCS UI: 32686
Descriptor UI: D018895
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/12/27
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Microsatellite Repeats - Preferred
Concept UI M0028258
Scope note A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
Preferred term Microsatellite Repeats
Entry term(s) Marker, Microsatellite
Markers, Microsatellite
Microsatellite
Microsatellite Marker
Microsatellite Markers
Microsatellite Repeat
Microsatellites
Repeat, Microsatellite
Repeat, Short Tandem
Repeat, Simple Sequence
Repeats, Microsatellite
Repeats, Short Tandem
Repeats, Simple Sequence
Repetitive Sequence, Simple
Repetitive Sequences, Simple
Sequence Repeat, Simple
Sequence Repeats, Simple
Sequence, Simple Repetitive
Sequences, Simple Repetitive
Short Tandem Repeat
Short Tandem Repeats
Simple Repetitive Sequence
Simple Repetitive Sequences
Simple Sequence Repeat
Simple Sequence Repeats
Tandem Repeat, Short
Tandem Repeats, Short
Pentanucleotide Repeats - Narrower
Concept UI M0028256
Preferred term Pentanucleotide Repeats
Entry term(s) Pentanucleotide Repeat
Repeat, Pentanucleotide
Repeats, Pentanucleotide
Tetranucleotide Repeats - Narrower
Concept UI M0028257
Preferred term Tetranucleotide Repeats
Entry term(s) Repeat, Tetranucleotide
Repeats, Tetranucleotide
Tetranucleotide Repeat



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