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Keyword - Triplet repeat expansion (KW-0818)

Definition

Protein encoded by a gene which has a triplet repeat expansion, i.e. the increase of triplet (trinucleotide) repeats within the gene sequence. The length of such repeats is frequently polymorphic, and there is often a correlation between repeat length and disease severity.

Category

Coding sequence diversity

Graphical

Triplet repeat expansionCoding sequence diversity
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