Nalini Polavarapu

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Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evolutionary rates and patterns for human transcription factor binding sites derived from repetitive DNA
    Nalini Polavarapu
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:226. 2008
  2. pmc Identification of candidate methylation-responsive genes in ovarian cancer
    Laura Menendez
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Mol Cancer 6:10. 2007
  3. pmc Endogenous retroviruses of the chicken genome
    Ahsan Huda
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biol Direct 3:9. 2008
  4. pmc Exonization of the LTR transposable elements in human genome
    Jittima Piriyapongsa
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:291. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Did natural selection for increased cognitive ability in humans lead to an elevated risk of cancer?
    Gaurav Arora
    Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Med Hypotheses 73:453-6. 2009
  6. pmc Characterization and potential functional significance of human-chimpanzee large INDEL variation
    Nalini Polavarapu
    Parker H Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 315 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Mob DNA 2:13. 2011
  7. pmc Identification, characterization and comparative genomics of chimpanzee endogenous retroviruses
    Nalini Polavarapu
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0230, USA
    Genome Biol 7:R51. 2006

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Publications7

  1. pmc Evolutionary rates and patterns for human transcription factor binding sites derived from repetitive DNA
    Nalini Polavarapu
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:226. 2008
    ..We also evaluated the position-specific patterns of variation among TFBS to look for signs of functional constraint on TFBS derived from repetitive and non-repetitive DNA...
  2. pmc Identification of candidate methylation-responsive genes in ovarian cancer
    Laura Menendez
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Mol Cancer 6:10. 2007
    ..Genes associated with CpG islands (CGIs) are especially prone to methylation, but not all CGI-associated genes display changes in methylation patterns in cancers...
  3. pmc Endogenous retroviruses of the chicken genome
    Ahsan Huda
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Biol Direct 3:9. 2008
    ..The abundance and diversity of chicken ERVs we discovered underscore the utility of an approach that combines multiple methods for the identification of interspersed repeats in vertebrate genomes...
  4. pmc Exonization of the LTR transposable elements in human genome
    Jittima Piriyapongsa
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:291. 2007
    ..It has been postulated that the primary mechanism by which retrotransposons contribute to structural gene evolution is through insertion into an intron or a gene flanking region, and subsequent incorporation into an exon...
  5. doi request reprint Did natural selection for increased cognitive ability in humans lead to an elevated risk of cancer?
    Gaurav Arora
    Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Med Hypotheses 73:453-6. 2009
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  6. pmc Characterization and potential functional significance of human-chimpanzee large INDEL variation
    Nalini Polavarapu
    Parker H Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 315 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Mob DNA 2:13. 2011
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  7. pmc Identification, characterization and comparative genomics of chimpanzee endogenous retroviruses
    Nalini Polavarapu
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0230, USA
    Genome Biol 7:R51. 2006
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