The end of the LINE?: lack of recent L1 activity in a group of South American rodents.

@article{Casavant2000TheEO,
  title={The end of the LINE?: lack of recent L1 activity in a group of South American rodents.},
  author={N. Carol Casavant and L. Scott and Michael A. Cantrell and Lara E. Wiggins and Robert W. Baker and Holly A. Wichman},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2000},
  volume={154 4},
  pages={1809-17}
}
L1s (LINE-1: Long Interspersed Nuclear Element 1) are present in all mammals examined to date. They occur in both placental mammals and marsupials and thus are thought to have been present in the genome prior to the mammalian radiation. This unusual conservation of a transposable element family for over 100 million years has led to speculation that these elements provide an advantage to the genomes they inhabit. We have recently identified a group of South American rodents, including rice rats… CONTINUE READING
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