Characterization of new hAT transposable elements in 12 Drosophila genomes

@article{Ortiz2008CharacterizationON,
  title={Characterization of new hAT transposable elements in 12 Drosophila genomes},
  author={Mauro Freitas Ortiz and E. Loreto},
  journal={Genetica},
  year={2008},
  volume={135},
  pages={67-75}
}
In silico searches for sequences homologous to hAT elements in 12 Drosophila genomes have allowed us to identify 37 new hAT elements (8 in D. ananassae, 11 in D. mojavensis, 2 in D. sechellia, 1 in D. simulans, 2 in D. virilis, 3 in D. yakuba, 3 in D. persimilis, 1 in D. grimshawi, 5 in D. willistoni and 1 in D. pseudobscura). The size of these elements varies from 2,359 to 4,962 bp and the terminal inverted repeats (TIRs) show lengths ranging from 10 to 24 bp. Several elements show intact… Expand
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