Selfish DNA

Known as: DNA, Selfish, DNAs, Selfish, Selfish DNAs 
DNA whose role appears to be its own replication, e.g., transposable elements and some SATELLITE DNA.
National Institutes of Health

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2014
Review
2014
Genetics can potentially provide new, species-specific, environmentally friendly methods for mosquito control. Genetic control… (More)
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2012
2012
Selfish DNA poses a significant challenge to genome stability and organismal fitness in diverse eukaryotic lineages. Although… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
How do people respond to others' accidental behaviors? Reward and punishment for an accident might depend on the actor's… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Extrachromosomal or chromosomally integrated genetic elements are common among prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. These elements… (More)
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2002
2002
In this paper we consider the problem of selfish routing in a congested network. This problem is naturally motivated by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Rickettsia conorii, the aetiological agent of Mediterranean spotted fever, is an intracellular bacterium transmitted by ticks… (More)
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1981
1981
A population genetical theory is developed to treat the amount of selfish DNA in a genome. We assume that the selfish DNA… (More)
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1981
1981
Selfish DNA, which contains no genetic information but which is perpetuated in eukaryote genomes, has attracted much attention… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The DNA of higher organisms usually falls into two classes, one specific and the other comparatively nonspecific. It seems… (More)
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