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Name: Jennifer
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: FL
Country: USA
Date: Winter 2011-2012


Question:
Where do a person's VNTRs come from?



Replies:
Jennifer

VNTR's:

Variable Number Tandem Repeats

See this URL for a detailed discussion:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variable_number_tandem_repeat

The only place from where you can inherit DNA sequences is from your parents.

Random variations in DNA sequences do occur from parent to child. That is why brothers and sisters have differences instead of being exact copies of the combinations of their parent's genes. br>
Sincere regards, Mike Stewart



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