STS (sequence-tagged site) map

STS (sequence-tagged site) map
a physical map indicating the relative order of and distance between sequence-tagged sites (q.v.) within a DNA region.

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  • Sequence-tagged site — A sequence tagged site (or STS) is a short (200 to 500 base pair) DNA sequence that has a single occurrence in the genome and whose location and base sequence are known.STSs can be easily detected by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using… …   Wikipedia

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  • STS — Commonly used abbreviation for sequence tagged site. A short (200 to 500 base pair) DNA sequence that occurs but once in the genome and whose location and base sequence are known. STSs are detectable by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are useful …   Medical dictionary

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  • EST (expressed sequence tag) — A unique stretch of DNA within a coding region of a gene that is useful for identifying full length genes and serves as a landmark for mapping. An EST is a sequence tagged site (STS) derived from cDNA. An STS is a short segment of DNA which… …   Medical dictionary

  • Expressed sequence tag (EST) — A unique stretch of DNA within a coding region of a gene that is useful for identifying full length genes and serves as a landmark for mapping. An EST is a sequence tagged site (STS) derived from cDNA. An STS is a short segment of DNA which… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Outline of genetics — See also: Index of genetics articles Genetics is the study of how living things receive common traits from previous generations. These traits are described by the genetic information carried by a molecule called DNA. The instructions for… …   Wikipedia

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