Pseudogenes

Known as: Pseudogene 
Nonfunctional DNA sequences that are very similar to the sequences of known genes. Many seem to have arisen as functional gene duplications that… (More)
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2015
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2015
The pronouncements of the ENCODE Project Consortium regarding "junk DNA" exposed the need for an evolutionary classification of… (More)
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2010
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2010
The canonical role of messenger RNA (mRNA) is to deliver protein-coding information to sites of protein synthesis. However, given… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Pseudogenes populate the mammalian genome as remnants of artefactual incorporation of coding messenger RNAs into transposon… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes (numts) are nonfunctional copies of mtDNA in the nucleus that have been found in major clades… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Octamer-binding transcription factor 4 (Oct4) encodes a POU-domain transcription factor (Scholer et al., 1990). The gene is… (More)
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2005
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2005
Pseudogenes are now known to be a regular feature of bacterial genomes and are found in particularly high numbers within the… (More)
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2003
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2003
Processed pseudogenes were created by reverse-transcription of mRNAs; they provide snapshots of ancient genes existing millions… (More)
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2000
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2000
Long interspersed elements (LINEs) are endogenous mobile genetic elements that have dispersed and accumulated in the genomes of… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The pattern of point mutations is inferred from nucleotide substitutions in pseudogenes. The pattern obtained suggests that… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
On the neutral mutation hypothesis1–3, the rate of nucleotide substitution is expected to be higher for functionally less… (More)
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