SAR (DF0001062)

SAR - minisatellite from Human Satellite I locus


SAR is the underlying minisatellite from "classical satellite I" [1] on human chromosome 8. Units A and B are positions 1..17 and 18..42 respectively. This model represents two complete 42bp satellites.


  1. Sequence relationships of three human satellite DNAs.
    Prosser J, Frommer M, Paul C, Vincent PC;
    J Mol Biol 1986;187:145-155 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Satellite Article
Class Minisatellite
Superfamily Undefined

Hit Statistics

The model is 84 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 83.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 244 457 241 440

External Database Links

  • Repbase : SAR [Requires Repbase registration]