- Altruistic functions for selfish DNAGeoffrey J Faulkner
Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Scotland, UK
Cell Cycle 8:2895-900. 2009..If considered in sum, these findings challenge the designation of TEs as selfish and neutrally evolving genomic elements. Here, we will expand upon these themes and discuss challenges in establishing novel TE functions in vivo...
- Retrotransposons: mobile and mutagenic from conception to deathGeoffrey J Faulkner
Division of Genetics and Genomics, The Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, UK
FEBS Lett 585:1589-94. 2011..Evidence produced by these and other genome-scale technologies indicates an expanded role for retrotransposition in human biology, including somatic mobilisation in the developing embryo and in neural cells...