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Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences

, Volume 65, Issue 2, pp 201–204 | Cite as

Conserved eukaryotic transposable elements and the evolution of gene regulation

  • J. Jurka
Visions & Reflections (Minireview)

Abstract.

Multiple remnants of transposable elements preserved in cis-regulatory modules may represent a record of mutations that were critical to the evolution of gene regulation and speciation.

Keywords.

Transposable elements gene regulation conservation speciation evolution 

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Copyright information

© Birkhaueser 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Genetic Information Research InstituteMountain ViewUSA

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