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Diversity of Retrotransposable Elements

Repbase Update, a database of eukaryotic repetitive elements

Jurka J. · Kapitonov V.V. · Pavlicek A. · Klonowski P. · Kohany O. · Walichiewicz J.

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Cytogenet Genome Res 110:462–467 (2005)

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Abstract of Diversity of Retrotransposable Elements

Received: October 16, 2003
Accepted: April 06, 2004
Published online: July 21, 2005
Issue release date: July 2005

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 2
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 1424-8581 (Print)
eISSN: 1424-859X (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CGR

Abstract

Repbase Update is a comprehensive database of repetitive elements from diverse eukaryotic organisms. Currently, it contains over 3600 annotated sequences representing different families and subfamilies of repeats, many of which are unreported anywhere else. Each sequence is accompanied by a short description and references to the original contributors. Repbase Update includes Repbase Reports, an electronic journal publishing newly discovered transposable elements, and the Transposon Pub, a web-based browser of selected chromosomal maps of transposable elements. Sequences from Repbase Update are used to screen and annotate repetitive elements using programs such as Censor and RepeatMasker. Repbase Update is available on the worldwide web at http://www.girinst.org/Repbase_Update.html.   

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Diversity of Retrotransposable Elements

Received: October 16, 2003
Accepted: April 06, 2004
Published online: July 21, 2005
Issue release date: July 2005

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 2
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 1424-8581 (Print)
eISSN: 1424-859X (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CGR


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