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Control of chicken CR1 retrotransposons is independent of Dicer-mediated RNA interference pathway

Lee, Sung; Eldi, Preethi; Cho, Soo-Young; Rangasamy, Danny

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BACKGROUND: Dicer is an RNase III-ribonuclease that initiates the formation of small interfering RNAs as a defence against genomic parasites such as retrotransposons. Despite intensive characterization in mammalian species, the biological functions of Dicer in controlling retrotransposable elements of the non-mammalian vertebrate are poorly understood. In this report, we examine the role of chicken Dicer in controlling the activity of chicken CR1 retrotransposable elements in a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009-08-19
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/944
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/944
Source: BMC Biology
DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-7-53

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