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InSatDb: a genomic tool for insect geneticists.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18836308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Microsatellites show tremendous variation between genomes in terms of their occurrence and composition. Availability of whole genome sequences allows us to study microsatellite characteristics of fully sequenced insect genomes to understand the evolution and biological significance of microsatellites. InSatDb is an insect microsatellite database that provides an interactive interface to query information on microsatellites annotated with size (in base pairs and repeat units), genomic location (exon, intron, up-stream or transposon), nature (perfect or imperfect), and sequence composition (repeat motif and GC%). Here we present a snapshot of the distribution and composition of microsatellites in introns and exons of insect genomes. The data present interesting observations regarding the microsatellite life-cycle and genome flux.
Sunil Archak; Javaregowda Nagaraju
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2007-09-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fly     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1933-6942     ISO Abbreviation:  Fly (Austin)     Publication Date:    2007 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-06     Completed Date:  2008-12-03     Revised Date:  2009-03-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101470897     Medline TA:  Fly (Austin)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre of Excellence for Genetics and Genomics of Silkmoths, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, India.
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MeSH Terms
Databases, Genetic*
Genome, Insect
Genomics / statistics & numerical data
Insects / genetics*
Microsatellite Repeats*
Trinucleotide Repeats

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