Sequence‐tagged Site (STS)


A sequence‐tagged site is simply a short segment of known deoxyribonucleic acid sequence. Generally, it is one for which polymerase chain reaction (PCR) primers have been designed to allow it to be amplified using the PCR.

Keywords: polymerase chain reaction; genome map; expressed sequence tag; marker; microsatellite

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Dear, Paul H(Sep 2005) Sequence‐tagged Site (STS). In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005356]