Retrotransposition, Diversity and the Brain

Retroelements are ancient mobile DNA found in most organisms. Long dismissed as useless, selfish or "junk" DNA, they were thought to be mere intracellular parasites from our distant evolutionary past. Together with their mutant relatives, L1 sequences constitute almost 50% of the mammalian...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Gage, Fred H., Christen, Yves.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.
Series: Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences,
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74966-0
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