Core-SINE blocks comprise a large fraction of monotreme genomes; implications for vertebrate chromosome evolution

Date

2007

Authors

Kirby, Patrick J
Greaves, Ian
Koina, Edda
Waters, Paul
Graves, Jennifer

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Kluwer Academic Publishers

Abstract

The genomes of the egg-laying platypus and echidna are of particular interest because monotremes are the most basal mammal group. The chromosomal distribution of an ancient family of short interspersed repeats (SINEs), the core-SINEs, was investigated to

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Keywords: article; chromosome; DNA sequence; echidna; fluorescence in situ hybridization; genome; genome analysis; monotremate; nonhuman; nucleotide sequence; phylogeny; platypus; polymerase chain reaction; priority journal; short interspersed repeat; vertebrate; A Core-SINE; Echidna; Fluorescence in-situ hybridization; Ornithorhynchus anatinus; Platypus; Tachyglossus

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Chromosome Research

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1007/s10577-007-1187-1

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2037-12-31