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Globin gene structure in a reptile supports the transpositional model for amniote α- and β-globin gene evolution

Patel, Vidushi; Ezaz, Tariq; Deakin, Janine; Graves, Jennifer


The haemoglobin protein, required for oxygen transportation in the body, is encoded by α- and β-globin genes that are arranged in clusters. The transpositional model for the evolution of distinct α-globin and β-globin clusters in amniotes is much simp

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Chromosome Research
DOI: 10.1007/s10577-010-9164-5


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