GSAT (DF0000148)

GSAT (gamma satellite DNA)


Centromeric 217bp satellite in human genome, frequently flanked by ALR (alpha satellite) arrays.


  1. Isolation and identification of a novel tandemly repeated DNA sequence in the centromeric region of human chromosome 8.
    Lin CC, Sasi R, Lee C, Fan YS, Court D;
    Chromosoma 1993;102:333-339 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Satellite Article
Class Satellite Article
Superfamily centromeric Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 217 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 210.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 1105 1471 1092 1242

External Database Links

  • Repbase : GSAT [Requires Repbase registration]