Definitions for "Short tandem repeat"
Keywords:  tandem, str, repeat, marker, catg
Repeated DNA sequences in which the repeat units are typically three, four, or five base pairs. Alternately, a method of analysing DNA based on variations in the number of these repeat units.
A short DNA motif (pattern) repeated in tandem. ATGC repeated eleven times would give the marker a value or allele of 11.
A short (2 to 5 bases) DNA sequence that repeats itself in tandem. STRs are used in DNA profiling.
Keywords:  microsatellite