What is the difference between minisatellite and microsatellite?

Sean David Moore smoore at mail.sas.upenn.edu
Mon Jul 4 15:49:00 EST 1994



The difference is in the size (mini -- bigger than -- micro) and frequency.



Sean








Huang Bixing (huangbx at DEAKIN.EDU.AU) wrote:
: Greetings Bionetters,

: Recently I found that the terms of minisatellite DNA and microsatellite DNA 
: were used in this net. Are they the same or is there  subtle difference?

: Thank you very much for your time.

: With regards.

: Bixing Huang
: huangbx at deakin.edu.au
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: School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong
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