Repbase Reports

2008, Volume 8, Issue 3
March 31, 2008
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Page 233

Crypton-1_SP

Putative Crypton-type transposon.

Submitted:
11-Mar-2008
Accepted:
31-Mar-2008
Key Words:
Crypton; DNA transposon; Transposable Element; Nonautonomous; Crypton-1_SP
Source:
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Organism:
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Taxonomy:
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Echinodermata; Eleutherozoa; Echinozoa; Echinoidea; Euechinoidea; Echinacea; Echinoida; Strongylocentrotidae; Strongylocentrotus
[1] Authors:
Jurka,J. and Kapitonov,V.V.
Title:
First Cryptons from invertebrates.
Journal:
Repbase Reports 8(3), 233-233 (2008)
Abstract:
This element may represent a Crypton-like DNA transposon. Its closest currently known relative is Crypton-1_NV. This element is present in ~100 copies in the sea urchin genome. Its termini may be incomplete and, unlike in Crypton1_NV, no clear TIRs were identified.
Derived:
[1] (Consensus)
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