Sentence Examples


  • However, it is possible to test someone who is at risk for developing DM1 before symptoms arise, to see whether he or she inherited an expanded trinucleotide repeat.
  • Some people who have a trinucleotide repeat expansion in their DMPK gene do not have DM symptoms or have very mild symptoms that go unnoticed.
  • Trinucleotide repeat expansion-A sequence of three nucleotides that is repeated too many times in a section of a gene.
  • The specific mutation that causes DM1 is called a trinucleotide repeat expansion.
  • The enlarged section of the gene is called a trinucleotide repeat expansion.