Genome evolution: Sex and the transposable element

@article{Wright2001GenomeES,
  title={Genome evolution: Sex and the transposable element},
  author={Stephen Wright and David Finnegan},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={11},
  pages={R296-R299}
}
Mating systems are thought to play an important role in determining the fate of genomic parasites such as transposable elements. This is supported by recent studies which indicate that asexual genomes may be structured very differently to those of sexual species. 

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