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Anthology of Human Repetitive
DNA
Vladimir V. Kapitonov, Adam Pavlicek, and Jerzy Jurka
Genetic Information Research Institute, 2081 Landings Drive, Mountain View,
CA, USA
1
Introduction
255
2
Tandemly Arrayed Repeats
255
2.1
Microsatellites and Minisatellites
256
2.2
Satellites and Telomeric Repeats
257
2.2.1
Centromeric Satellites
258
2.2.2
Telomeric and Subtelomeric Repeats
260
3
Interspersed Repeats
261
3.1
Non-LTR Retrotransposons
263
3.1.1
L1 Non-LTR Retrotransposons
263
3.1.2
L1-dependent Nonautonomous Non-LTR Retrotransposons
265
3.1.3
CR1-like Non-LTR Retrotransposons
268
3.2
LTR Retrotransposons
269
3.3
DNA Transposons
279
3.3.1
hAT-like Transposons
280
3.3.2
Mariner/Tc1-like Transposons
282
3.3.3
piggyBac-like Transposons
282
3.3.4
MuDR-like Transposons
282
4
Repetitive Elements and Human Diseases
283
5
Potential Contribution of Repetitive DNA to Cellular Functions
295
6
Databases and Programs for Analysis of Repetitive DNA
298
6.1
Databases of Repetitive Elements
298
6.2
Programs for Detection and Analysis of Repetitive DNA
299
Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, 2nd Edition
. Edited by Robert A. Meyers.
Copyright
2004 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
ISBN: 3-527-30543-2
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