Clustered GATA repeats (Bkm sequences) on the human Y chromosome
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- Arnemann, J., Jakubiczka, S., Schmidtke, J. et al. Hum Genet (1986) 73: 301. doi:10.1007/BF00279090
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Sixty eight individual clones of a human Y chromosome cosmid library were screened for the presence of GATA. repeats, the major component of Bkm-related DNA sequences. Nine cosmid clones were found to cross-hybridize. The sequence organization of the repetitive base quadruplet GATA was analyzed using synthetic oligonucleotide probes. Subclones of GATA-positive cosmid clones were used for chromosomal localization of the Y-derived DNA sequences thus revealing male-specificity or male-female homology.