transposon


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Synonyms for transposon

a segment of DNA that can become integrated at many different sites along a chromosome (especially a segment of bacterial DNA that can be translocated as a whole)

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Efficient genetic modification and germ-line transmission of primordial germ cells using piggyBac and Tol2 transposons.
Transfer of Vancomycin Resistance Transposon Tn1549 from Clostridium symbiosum to Enterococcus spp.
Con respecto al entorno genetico de los genes, se detecto en los 32 aislados un producto de PCR de 703 pb, el cual ha sido asociado con la variante "b" del transposon Tn4401.
It is of interest to note that insertion of the P{MiET1} transposon in AstA-R1, CG34353 and CG42732 provides protection against lead exposure with mutant lines developing faster on lead than the control.
A role for Piwi and piRNAs in germ cell maintenance and transposon silencing in Zebrafish.
Two modern varieties Jigu19, Early white waxy" detected three Waxy allelic variation types, which may be attributed to inserting of transposons in intron1 and exon3 at the same time, the real reason should be further investigated.
Several positive clones were identified and transposon mutagenesis was used to further define S.
7) The intergenic region between aroP and usp contains the sequence characteristic of the Tn3 family transposon and the direct repeats of 4 base pairs are present on each side of this fragment, which is similar to the target size duplication at the insertion sequence insertion site.
Topics include: transposon Tn7, mercury resistant transposons, integrons, inteins and introns, restriction-modification systems as mobile epigenetic elements, Tn1549 and closely related elements, integrative and conjugative elements encoding DDE transposases, and the staphylococcal cassette chromosome.
The association of markers with known genes as well as with transposon elements was also investigated.
Analysis by transposon display of the behavior of the dTphl element family during ontogeny and inbreeding of Petunia hybrida.
Transposon mutagenesis: Transposon mutagenesis was conducted to create mutants of phage susceptible V.
Among specific topics are the protoplast transformation of filamentous fungi, developing Impala-based transposon systems for tagging genes in filamentous fungi, identifying differently expressed fungal genes in planta by suppression subtraction hybridization, applying laser micro-dissection to study plant-fungal pathogen interactions, measuring protein kinase and sugar kinase activity in plant pathogenic Fusarium species, and evaluating anti-fungal susceptibility using flow cytometry.
The research team compared transposon sites first identified in the original published human EoACA[pounds sterling]indexEoACA[yen] genome and found approximately 100 new transposon sites in each person screened.
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