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Transposable Elements and RNA

  • ID: 4455095
  • Book
  • July 2018
  • 140 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Transposable Elements and RNA provides the latest on the main families of transposable elements, their relationship with viruses, and the regulation of their activity. When the TE world meets the RNA realm, there is a necessity to reduce TE and virus activity. The discovery of such regulations associated with the impact of epigenetic phenomena in evolution and gene regulation evolution allows us to obtain a better idea of transposable element dynamics and evolution.

  • Presents detailed information on the transposable elements (transposons and retroelements)
  • Includes sections on transposable elements and viruses, epigenetics regulation, small RNA and reverse transcriptase
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1. What transposable elements are?
2. Transposable elements and gene regulations
3. Transposable elements regulation by RNA interference
4. Evolution of regulation systems
5. Retroelements
origin and evolution
6. Retroelements et retropseudogenes (L1)
7. The reverse transcriptase
8. Transposition and origin of life?
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Hua-Van, Aurelie
Aurélie Hua-Van is Assistant Professor at Paris-Sud University with expertise in the diversity and evolution of transposable elements and the evolutive dynamic of transposable elements.
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