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Retrotransposons are genetic elements that can amplify themselves in a genome and are ubiquitous components of the DNA of many eukaryotic organisms. They are a subclass of transposon. They are particularly abundant in plants, where they are often a principal component...
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1.1 Class I: Retrotransposons. 1.1.1 Retroviruses as transposable elements ... Initially retrotransposons copy themselves to RNA (transcription) but, in ...
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Dan Voytas Lab at the University of Minnesota ... Retrotransposons are mobile genetic elements that replicate by reverse transcription. ...
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In addition, because LTR-retrotransposons can influence the expression of ... ( iii) Provide a means for identifying LTR-retrotransposons inserted near genes. ...
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For example, retrotransposons comprise more than 50% of the maize genome and ... LTR retrotransposons are believed to have contributed significantly to the ...
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Many LTR retrotransposons replicate non-autonomously. Four different families of murine LTR retrotransposons have non-autonomous members. ...
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Retrotransposons replicate through reverse transcription of their RNA and ... The long terminal repeat (LTR) retrotransposons, one of the main groups of ...
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Retrotransposons are mobile genetic elements (mobile DNA) and are ubiquitous in ... Retrotransposons belong to the class I type of mobile elements, which consists ...
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Retrotransposons. HIV-1. LINES (Long interspersed elements) SINES (Short interspersed elements) ... Retrotransposons and the C-value paradox ...
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retrotransposon n. A transposon copied from RNA with the use of reverse ... Retrotransposons (also called transposons via RNA intermediates) are genetic ...
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Retrotransposons are found in all investigated eukaryotes. Five orders of retrotransposons are ... those lacking LTRs (non-LTR retrotransposons), DIRS ...
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Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as ...
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Long terminal repeat retrotransposons of Oryza sativa. McCarthy EM, Liu J, ... LTR retrotransposons reveal recent extensive inter-subspecies nonreciprocal ...
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Some retrotransposons can also retrotranspose 3' flanking genomic sequences ... The impact of retrotransposons on genome size depends on both their rate of ...
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We previously characterized retrotransposons in the complete S. cerevisiae ... 2001 Drosophila euchromatic LTR retrotransposons are much younger than the host ...
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... mag lineage of the Ty3/gypsy group of LTR retrotransposons in Anopheles gambiae. ... of the Ty3/gypsy group of LTR retrotransposons in Anopheles gambiae. ...
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identifies intact LTR retrotransposons by using an approximate string matching technique and ... LTR retrotransposons in C. elegans and D. ...
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Laboratory experiments led by Hopkins scientists have revealed that so-called "jumping genes" create dramatic ... or retrotransposons, are sequences ...
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