Complex evolution of gypsy in Drosophilid species.

@article{Herdia2004ComplexEO,
  title={Complex evolution of gypsy in Drosophilid species.},
  author={F. Her{\'e}dia and E. Loreto and V. Valente},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={
          1831-42
        }
}
In an endeavor to contribute to the comprehension of the evolution of transposable elements (TEs) in the genome of host species, we investigated the phylogenetic relationships of sequences homologous to the retrotransposon gypsy of Drosophila melanogaster in 19 species of Drosophila, in Scaptodrosophila latifasciaeformis, and in Zaprionus indianus. This phylogenetic study was based on approximately 500 base pairs of the env gene. Our analyses showed considerable discrepancy between the… Expand
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