Role of RNA polymerase III transcription factors in the selection of integration sites by the dictyostelium non-long terminal repeat retrotransposon TRE5-A.

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In the compact Dictyostelium discoideum genome, non-long terminal repeat (non-LTR) retrotransposons known as TREs avoid accidental integration-mediated gene disruption by targeting the vicinity of tRNA genes. In this study we provide the first evidence that proteins of a non-LTR retrotransposon interact with a target-specific transcription factor to direct… (More)

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@article{Siol2006RoleOR, title={Role of RNA polymerase III transcription factors in the selection of integration sites by the dictyostelium non-long terminal repeat retrotransposon TRE5-A.}, author={Oliver Siol and Moustapha Boutliliss and Thanh Chung and Gernot Gl{\"o}ckner and Theodor Dingermann and Thomas Winckler}, journal={Molecular and cellular biology}, year={2006}, volume={26 22}, pages={8242-51} }