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Age dependence of the copia transposition rate is positively associated with copia transcript abundance in a Drosophila melanogaster isogenic line.

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In males of an inbred Drosophila melanogaster line (2b), a significant age dependence of the transposition rate of the retrotransposon copia was noted. Among males of seven different age groups, the lowest transposition rate was detected in 12- to 15-day-old males, and the highest transposition rates were observed in 1- to 3- and in 24- to 27-day-old males: rates of 0.36 +/- 0.07, 1.09 +/- 0.20 and 117 +/- 0.27 transpositions per generation per gamete, respectively, were measured. This type o...

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10.1007/s004380050778

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Morozova, TV More by this author
Pasyukova, EG More by this author
Journal:
Molecular and general genetics : MGG
Volume:
258
Issue:
6
Pages:
646-654
Publication date:
1998-06-05
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EISSN:
1432-1874
ISSN:
0026-8925
URN:
uuid:6bbf7036-6a4f-4131-a2da-0f5291f6a641
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49214
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pubs:49214

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