Evolution of alpha satellite.


Journal Article (Review)

Alpha satellite is one of the most thoroughly studied repetitive DNA families and is a paradigm for understanding other satellite DNA and multigene families. Alpha satellite illustrates both intra- and interchromosomal modes of evolution. Recent advances in understanding the structure and evolution of human and other primate alpha satellites are summarized in this review.

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Cited Authors

  • Willard, HF

Published Date

  • December 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 509 - 514

PubMed ID

  • 1822282

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1822282

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0380

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0959-437X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0959-437x(05)80200-x


  • eng