Transposable elements: How non-LTR retrotransposons do it

D J Finnegan

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The source of the enzyme activity responsible for the transposition of retrotransposons of the type that lack terminal repeats has at last been identified: in L1Hs elements, it is encoded by the second open reading frame and is a nuclease related to the apurinic repair endonucleases. (C) Current Biology Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R245-R248
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1997


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