Expressed‐sequence Tag (EST)

Abstract

An expressed‐sequence tag is a short segment of known deoxyribonucleic acid sequence (typically 50–500 bp long), derived from a gene sequence.

Keywords: sequence‐tagged site; marker; PCR; genome map; expression profiling

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Dear, Paul H(Sep 2005) Expressed‐sequence Tag (EST). In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005357]