Genome size evolution: Small transposons with large consequences

Suh, Alexander ORCID: (2019) Genome size evolution: Small transposons with large consequences. Current Biology, 29 (7). R241-R243. ISSN 0960-9822

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Transposable elements (TEs) heavily influence genome size variation between organisms. A new study on larvacean tunicates now shows that even non-autonomous TEs — small TEs that parasitize the enzymatic machinery of large, autonomous TEs — can have a large impact on genome size.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Publisher Copyright: © 2019 Elsevier Ltd
Uncontrolled Keywords: neuroscience(all),biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology(all),agricultural and biological sciences(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2800
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2022 13:37
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2024 22:30
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.02.032

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