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Set 22: Transposable Elements Transposons, Insertion Sequences, Inverted repeats, retrotransposons and how they work

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BIOL 239
Christine Dupont

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Set 22 Transposable Elements March 28 2011 Transposable elements small segments 5010000 base pairs of DNA that are able to excise themselves and move from one place to another in the genome jumping genesmay move or copy themselves cut paste or copypasteselfishcarry only information required for their own propagationMarcus RhoadesBarbara McClintock did experiments of transposable elements in corn Prokaryotes carry insertion
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