Retrotransposons

Known as: Retrotransposon 
Retrotransposons are transposable DNA elements (transposons) that employ retroviral-like reverse transcription during the process of transposition… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Two abundant classes of mobile elements, namely Alu and L1 elements, continue to generate new retrotransposon insertions in human… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Although repetitive elements pervade mammalian genomes, their overall contribution to transcriptional activity is poorly defined… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Silencing of transposable elements occurs during fetal gametogenesis in males via de novo DNA methylation of their regulatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mammalian genomes employ heritable cytosine methylation in the long-term silencing of retrotransposons and genes subject to… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
L1 retrotransposons comprise 17% of the human genome. Although most L1s are inactive, some elements remain capable of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Long interspersed elements (LINEs) are endogenous mobile genetic elements that have dispersed and accumulated in the genomes of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Retrotransposons, transposable elements related to animal retroviruses, are found in all eukaryotes investigated and make up the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The relative organization of genes and repetitive DNAs in complex eukaryotic genomes is not well understood. Diagnostic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Five retrotransposon families of rice (Tos1-Tos5) have been reported previously. Here we report 15 new retrotransposon families… (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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