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September 7, 2017
Repbase Update (RU) is a curated database of repetitive DNA elements found in eukaryotes.
September 5, 2017
Target Site Duplications (TSDs) are direct repeats that occur at insertion sites of transposable elements + are thought to occur due to the filling in of the...
September 3, 2017
This tool predicts the loci and consensus sequences of MITEs. It claims to have a lower false positive rate than TRANSPO, FINDMITE and MUST.
September 1, 2017
Miniature Inverted Repeat Transposable Elements (MITEs) were discovered in 1992 .
August 30, 2017
SINEBase is a database of Short Interspersed Nuclear Elements (SINEs) and associated tools for search, analysis + classification.
August 28, 2017
Alu elements are the most abundant family of non-LTR TEs, namely SINEs, in the human genome.
August 26, 2017
Long + Short Interspersed Nuclear Elements (LINEs + SINEs) make up approximately 21% + 11% of the human genome, respectively.
August 24, 2017
August 22, 2017
Transposable Elements (TEs) were discovered by Barbara McClintock, for which she earned a Nobel Prize in 1983.
August 20, 2017
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