Repbase Reports

2010, Volume 10, Issue 2
February 28, 2010
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ISSN# 1534-830X
Page 138

RTEX-1_CR

A family of RTEX non-LTR retrotransposons - a consensus sequence.

Submitted:
26-Feb-2010
Accepted:
28-Feb-2010
Key Words:
RTEX; Non-LTR Retrotransposon; Transposable Element; RTEX-1_CR
Source:
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Organism:
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Taxonomy:
Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Chlorophyta; Chlorophyceae; Chlamydomonadales; Chlamydomonadaceae; Chlamydomonas
[1] Authors:
Kapitonov,V.V. and Jurka,J.
Title:
First examples of RTEX non-LTR retrotransposons found outside metazoans.
Journal:
Repbase Reports 10(2), 138-138 (2010)
Abstract:
RTEX-1_CR belongs to the RTEX clade of non-LTR retrotransposons. The consensus sequence is <1% divergent from several copies of RTEX-1_CR. The 3' terminus is composed of the (CA)n microsatellite. Some RTEX-1_CR elements are flanked by ~10-bp TSDs.
Derived:
[1] (Consensus)
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