An extraordinary retrotransposon family encoding dual endonucleases.

@article{Kojima2005AnER,
  title={An extraordinary retrotransposon family encoding dual endonucleases.},
  author={Kenji K Kojima and Haruhiko Fujiwara},
  journal={Genome research},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={1106-17}
}
Retrotransposons commonly encode a reverse transcriptase (RT), but other functional domains are variable. The acquisition of new domains is the dominant evolutionary force that brings structural variety to retrotransposons. Non-long-terminal-repeat (non-LTR) retrotransposons are classified into two groups by their structure. Early branched non-LTR retrotransposons encode a restriction-like endonuclease (RLE), and recently branched non-LTR retrotransposons encode an apurinic/apyrimidinic… CONTINUE READING

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