Biopolym. Cell. 2011; 27(4):328-333.
Recombination and dynamics of transposable elements in natural populations. A drosophilist’s view
1Kozeretska I. A.
  1. Educational and Scientific Center "Institute of Biology",
    Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
    64/13, Volodymyrska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601


The concept of the tight link between crossing over and the dynamics of transposable elements is presented. The behavior of transposable elements influences the processes of homologous recombination, both at the moment of activation and as a result the changes in a genome caused by active transposition of the autonomous nucleotide sequences.
Keywords: crossing over, transposable elements, drosophila


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