Tyrosine Recombinase Retrotransposons and Transposons.

@article{Poulter2015TyrosineRR,
  title={Tyrosine Recombinase Retrotransposons and Transposons.},
  author={Russell T. M. Poulter and Margi I. Butler},
  journal={Microbiology spectrum},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          MDNA3-0036-2014
        }
}
Retrotransposons carrying tyrosine recombinases (YR) are widespread in eukaryotes. The first described tyrosine recombinase mobile element, DIRS1, is a retroelement from the slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum. The YR elements are bordered by terminal repeats related to their replication via free circular dsDNA intermediates. Site-specific recombination is believed to integrate the circle without creating duplications of the target sites. Recently a large number of YR retrotransposons have been… 
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