Horizontal Transfer and Evolution of Prokaryote Transposable Elements in Eukaryotes

Abstract

Horizontal transfer (HT) of transposable elements (TEs) plays a key role in prokaryotic evolution, and mounting evidence suggests that it has also had an important impact on eukaryotic evolution. Although many prokaryote-to-prokaryote and eukaryote-to-eukaryote HTs of TEs have been characterized, only few cases have been reported between prokaryotes and… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evt057

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@inproceedings{Gilbert2013HorizontalTA, title={Horizontal Transfer and Evolution of Prokaryote Transposable Elements in Eukaryotes}, author={Cl{\'e}ment Gilbert and Richard Cordaux}, booktitle={Genome biology and evolution}, year={2013} }