Keywords: intercellular mobility
Homing endonuclease genes: the rise and fall and rise again of a selfish elementBurt, AK, V., Current Opinion in Genetics & Development, 14:609-615. 2004.
Homing endonuclease genes (HEGs) are selfish genetic elements that spread by first cleaving chromosomes that do not contain them and then getting copied across to the broken chromosome as a byproduct of the repair process. The success of this strategy will depend on the ...
Keywords: crystal-structure, DNA, gene drive ecology, gene drive evolution, gene drive natural, group-i introns, ho endonuclease, homing endonuceases, horizontal transfer, intercellular mobility, nuclear rdna, plants, ribosomal-rna genes, saccharomyces-cerevisiae, target site recognition
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