Human LINE retrotransposons generate processed pseudogenes


Long interspersed elements (LINEs) are endogenous mobile genetic elements that have dispersed and accumulated in the genomes of higher eukaryotes via germline transposition, with up to 100,000 copies in mammalian genomes. In humans, LINEs are the major source of insertional mutagenesis, being involved in both germinal and somatic mutant phenotypes. Here we… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/74184


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@article{Esnault2000HumanLR, title={Human LINE retrotransposons generate processed pseudogenes}, author={C{\'e}cile Esnault and Jo{\"{e}l Maestre and Thierry Heidmann}, journal={Nature Genetics}, year={2000}, volume={24}, pages={363-367} }