Alu Elements

Known as: Repetitive Sequences, Alu, Alu Element, Alu Repetitive Sequences 
The Alu sequence family (named for the restriction endonuclease cleavage enzyme Alu I) is the most highly repeated interspersed repeat element in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
There are ~650,000 Alu elements in transcribed regions of the human genome. These elements contain cryptic splice sites, so they… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Staufen 1 (STAU1)-mediated messenger RNA decay (SMD) involves the degradation of translationally active mRNAs whose 3… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Recombination between Alu elements results in genomic deletions associated with many human genetic disorders. Here, we compare… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Recently, we reported that four microRNAs show perfect complementarity with MIR/LINE-2 elements within human mRNAs. This finding… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cytosine methylation is important for transposon silencing and epigenetic regulation of endogenous genes, although the extent to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Long interspersed element (LINE) 1 retrotransposons are major genomic parasites that represent approximately 17% of the human… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
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Inherited genetic variation has a critical but as yet largely uncharacterized role in human disease. Here we report a public… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
More than one million copies of the approximately 300-bp Alu element are interspersed throughout the human genome, with up to 75… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
RNA editing by adenosine deamination generates RNA and protein diversity through the posttranscriptional modification of single… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Relative to genomes of other sequenced organisms, the human genome appears particularly enriched for large, highly homologous… (More)
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