The hAT -like DNA transposon DodoPi resides in a cluster of retro- and DNA transposons in the stramenopile Phytophthora infestans

  title={The hAT -like DNA transposon DodoPi resides in a cluster of retro- and DNA transposons in the stramenopile Phytophthora infestans},
  author={Audrey M. V. Ah Fong and Howard S. Judelson},
  journal={Molecular Genetics and Genomics},
A family of transposable elements belonging to the hAT group of DNA transposons is described from an oomycete, the plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans. The family, named DodoPi, was identified by studying a hotspot for retro- and DNA transposon insertions adjacent to the mating type locus. The DodoPi family comprises a small number of full-length copies, each of which is 2.7 kb long and predicted to encode a transposase-like protein consisting of 617 amino acids, and several truncated copies… 
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