Discriminatory Ability of Hypervariable Variable Number Tandem Repeat Loci in Population-based Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains, London, UK
Preya Velji1, Vladyslav Nikolayevskyy1, Timothy Brown, and Francis Drobniewski
Author affiliations: Barts and The London School of Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK (P. Velji, V. Nikolayevskyy); Health Protection Agency National Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, London (T. Brown, F. Drobniewski); 1These authors contributed equally to this article.
Figure 1. Effect of various enzymes and separation conditions on amplification and detectable molecular weights of PCR fragments for 4 variable number tandem repeat (VNTR) loci. A) Mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit locus 26; B) locus exact tandem repeat; C) locus 1982; D) locus 3232.
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