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The C-value is the amount of haploid DNA.

Tags: DNA Evolution Genetics

Categories: Evolutionary Biology

Genomic Disorders

Genomic Disorder is a term coined by Lupski and Stankiewicz to contrast mere nucleotide substitutions and small size deletions insertions and duplications with large genomic rearrangements that affect a greater ...

Tags: Adaptation DNA

Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology

Horizontal Gene Transfer

Synonyms: Lateral Gene Transfer

Horizontal gene transfer describes the incorporation of genetic material into a genome of an organism without being inherited. The genetic material most often genes or clusters of genes that serve ...

Tags: DNA Genetics


L1 Mobile Element

Synonyms: L1 Retrotransposon

The sequence of a typical L1 Retrotransposon downloaded from NCBI.
LOCUS       HSU09116                6539 bp    DNA     linear   PRI 26-OCT-2005
DEFINITION  Human retrotransposable L1 element LRE2 from chromosome 1q.

Tags: Cell DNA Genetics



Synonyms: Transposable Elements; Mobile DNA; Selfish DNA; Junk DNA; Jumping Genes

Definition Transposons are DNA fragments that are capable of moving from one place to an other of a cells genome. Frequency The frequency of transposable elements in different genomes is ...

Tags: Cell DNA EvoDevo Evolution Genetics



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