TEs or not TEs? That is the evolutionary question

Keren Vaknin*, Amir Goren, Gil Ast

*Corresponding author for this work

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Transposable elements (TEs) have contributed a wide range of functional sequences to their host genomes. A recent paper in BMC Molecular Biology discusses the creation of new transcripts by transposable element insertion upstream of retrocopies and the involvement of such insertions in tissue-specific post-transcriptional regulation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number83
JournalJournal of Biology
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2009


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