Trinucleotide Sentence Examples
The specific mutation that causes DM1 is called a trinucleotide repeat expansion.
The enlarged section of the gene is called a trinucleotide repeat expansion.
Some people who have a trinucleotide repeat expansion in their DMPK gene do not have DM symptoms or have very mild symptoms that go unnoticed.
However, it is possible to test someone who is at risk for developing DM1 before symptoms arise, to see whether he or she inherited an expanded trinucleotide repeat.
Trinucleotide repeat expansion-A sequence of three nucleotides that is repeated too many times in a section of a gene.Advertisement