Interspersed Repetitive Sequences
"Interspersed Repetitive Sequences" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Copies of transposable elements interspersed throughout the genome, some of which are still active and often referred to as "jumping genes". There are two classes of interspersed repetitive elements. Class I elements (or RETROELEMENTS - such as retrotransposons, retroviruses, LONG INTERSPERSED NUCLEOTIDE ELEMENTS and SHORT INTERSPERSED NUCLEOTIDE ELEMENTS) transpose via reverse transcription of an RNA intermediate. Class II elements (or DNA TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENTS - such as transposons, Tn elements, insertion sequence elements and mobile gene cassettes of bacterial integrons) transpose directly from one site in the DNA to another.
|Interspersed Repetitive Sequences
- Interspersed Repetitive Sequences
- Interspersed Repetitive Sequence
- Repetitive Sequence, Interspersed
- Sequence, Interspersed Repetitive
- Sequences, Interspersed Repetitive
- Repetitive Sequences, Interspersed
- Interspersed Repetitive Elements
- Element, Interspersed Repetitive
- Elements, Interspersed Repetitive
- Interspersed Repetitive Element
- Repetitive Element, Interspersed
- Repetitive Elements, Interspersed
- Dispersed Repetitive Sequences
- Dispersed Repetitive Sequence
- Repetitive Sequence, Dispersed
- Sequence, Dispersed Repetitive
- Sequences, Dispersed Repetitive
- Repetitive Sequences, Dispersed
Mobile Genetic Elements
- Mobile Genetic Elements
- Element, Mobile Genetic
- Genetic Element, Mobile
- Mobile Genetic Element
- Elements, Mobile Genetic
- Genetic Elements, Mobile
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