S Boissinot

Summary

Affiliation: Queens College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The recent evolution of human L1 retrotransposons
    S Boissinot
    Department of Biology, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY 11367 1597, USA
    Cytogenet Genome Res 110:402-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution in LINE-1 retrotransposons
    S Boissinot
    Section on Genomic Structure and Function, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0830, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 18:2186-94. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Human population genetic structure and diversity inferred from polymorphic L1(LINE-1) and Alu insertions
    D J Witherspoon
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5330, USA
    Hum Hered 62:30-46. 2006

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint The recent evolution of human L1 retrotransposons
    S Boissinot
    Department of Biology, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY 11367 1597, USA
    Cytogenet Genome Res 110:402-6. 2005
    ..Understanding the molecular basis for these evolutionary changes should help illuminate one of the least understood but most important aspects of L1 biology, namely the extent and nature of the interaction between L1 and its host...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution in LINE-1 retrotransposons
    S Boissinot
    Section on Genomic Structure and Function, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0830, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 18:2186-94. 2001
    ..In contrast, the second open-reading frame and the nucleic acid-binding domain of the first open-reading frame are extremely well conserved, attesting to the strong purifying selection acting on these regions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human population genetic structure and diversity inferred from polymorphic L1(LINE-1) and Alu insertions
    D J Witherspoon
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5330, USA
    Hum Hered 62:30-46. 2006
    ..L1 elements drive replication of Alu elements, and both have had far-reaching impacts on the human genome. We use L1 and Alu insertion polymorphisms to analyze human population structure...