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short tandem repeat (STR)

short tandem repeat [ENGLISH]

A segment of DNA containing a repeated pattern of two or more nucleotides.

short tandem repeat [SWEDISH]

En mängd enkla upprepningssekvenser som distribueras i genomet. De kännetecknas av en kort upprepningsenhet med 2-8 baser som upprepas upp till 100 gånger. De kallas också korta tandem repeats (STRs).


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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