What is the difference between minisatellite and microsatellite?

Huang Bixing huangbx at DEAKIN.EDU.AU
Tue Jun 28 02:37:52 EST 1994

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

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong

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