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A transposon copied from RNA with the use of reverse transcriptase.
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Retrotransposon are transposable elements that transpose by producing a copy of target segment via retro transcriptase (Cordaux and Batraz, 2009).
Sedivy says that the HIV drug acts by halting retrotransposon activity in old cells.
Wang 2010 have successfully demonstrated the decreased level of resistance against the downy mildew disease after conducting the gene-knockout procedure on a retrotransposon found in Arabidopsis known as AtCOPIA4 (26).
The candidate genes have the highest of genetic variance of 5 adjacent SNPs for each trait were aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family member A3 (ALDH1A3) gene located on SSC1 for PWL (4.27%); leucine rich repeat kinase 1 (LRRK1) gene located on SSC1 for BAL (4.86%) and W2CL (3.66%); retrotransposon Gag like 4 (RTL4) located on SSCX for LSY (1.64%) and PWSY (1.86%).
Spontaneous retrotransposon insertion into TNF 3'UTR causes heart valve disease and chronic polyarthritis.
MERVL is a retrotransposon expressed in 2-cell-like cells.
Laha, "Retrotransposon OV-RTE-1 from the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini: potential target for DNA-based diagnosis," Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol.
Clone Aesp24 comprised a Fatima fragment of 72 nt and sequence of 358 nt, which is comparable to the non-LTR retrotransposon in H.
Dai et al., "Tumour microvesicles contain retrotransposon elements and amplified oncogene sequences," Nature Communications, vol.
In brief, there are two major groups of IRSs based on its location: the DNA transposon (2.8% of human genome) and retrotransposon (42.2% of human genome).
Retrotransposon activation contributes to fragile X premutation