Retrotransposition

Known as: Class I transposition, retrotransposon transposition, RNA-mediated transposition 
Any process involved in a type of transpositional recombination which occurs via an RNA intermediate. [GOC:jp, ISBN:1555812090]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Retrotransposons are mobile genetic elements that use a germline ‘copy-and-paste’ mechanism to spread throughout metazoan genomes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Long interspersed nuclear elements-1 (LINE-1 or L1s) are abundant retrotransposons that comprise approximately 20% of mammalian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Highly active (i.e., "hot") long interspersed element-1 (LINE-1 or L1) sequences comprise the bulk of retrotransposition activity… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Long interspersed element 1 (LINE-1 or L1) retrotransposons have markedly affected the human genome. L1s must retrotranspose in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Revealing the mechanisms for neuronal somatic diversification remains a central challenge for understanding individual… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Alu elements are the most successful transposons in humans. They are 300-bp non-coding sequences transcribed by RNA polymerase… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Although LINE-1 (long interspersed nucleotide element-1, L1) retrotransposons comprise 17% of the human genome, an exhaustive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Long interspersed nuclear elements (LINEs or L1s) comprise approximately 17% of human DNA; however, only about 60 of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Human L1 elements are highly abundant poly(A) (non-LTR) retrotransposons whose second open reading frame (ORF2) encodes a reverse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We previously isolated two human L1 elements (L1.2 and LRE2) as the progenitors of disease-producing insertions. Here, we show… (More)
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