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Repeat-number variation among microsatellite alleles

The microsatellite motif CA is repeated between 3 & 7 times in the alleles shown. A microsatellite locus often comprises several hundred motif repeats, such that dozens of alleles are possible.


Figure 2012 TA Brown, Introduction to Genetics (1st ed.); additional text 2013 by Steven M. Carr