Because repression of a jumping gene
also affects genes located near it on the chromosome, the researchers suspect that these repressors have been co-opted for other gene-regulatory functions, and that those other functions have persisted and evolved long after the jumping genes
the repressors originally turned off have degraded due to the accumulation of random mutations.
Among the topics are the performance comparison of jumping gene
adaptations of an elitist non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm, a robust multi-objective genetic algorithm with online approximation under interval uncertainty, chance constrained programming to handle uncertainty in nonlinear process models, the ecodesign of chemical processes with multi-objective genetic algorithms, and the multi-objective optimization of a hybrid steam stripper-membrane process for the continuous purification of bioethanol.
Geneticist Virginia Walbot at Stanford University has discovered a special kind of jumping gene
called a "mutator transposon," endemic in a Mexican maize called Zapalote chico and grown only by Zapotec farmers near the town of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca.
This big chunk contained multiple copies of a transposable element, or jumping gene
Multiobjective optimization methodology; a jumping gene
An initial event, whereby the Accord jumping gene
jumped in front of Cyp6g1 in a single fruitfly--which possibly predated the use of DDT--has spread globally to all strains of Drosophila melanogaster.
This color change also involved a third gene, which apparently activated the jumping gene
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists have unlocked a list of genes involved in colorectal cancer, thanks to a jumping gene
with the fairy tale name "Sleeping Beauty".
So if two species share a jumping gene
, they probably inherited it from a common ancestor.
The gene originates from a so-called jumping gene
that integrated in the genome of a primitive mammal at least 150 million years ago and has since then evolved an essential function.
It is important to stop the jumping genes
in the germ line because DNA in those cells will be passed on to future generations.
The materials are divided into six sections including an introduction, domestication, hybrid vigor, genome sequencing, jumping genes
, and biofortification.