Analysis of somatic mutations at short tandem repeat loci in colorectal carcinomas

  • P. Hoff-Olsen
  • G. I. Meling
  • B. Olaisen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 6)


To further analyse the variability at tandem repetitive loci, we have studied somatic mutation events in a subset of four short tandem repeats (STRs or microsatellites). Pairs of human blood leukocyte and colorectal adenocarcinoma DNA were adopted as a somatic model system.


Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Short Tandem Repeat Allele Frequency Distribution Short Tandem Repeat Locus Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Hoff-Olsen
    • 1
  • G. I. Meling
    • 1
  • B. Olaisen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Forensic MedicineUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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