Affiliation: University of Texas at Arlington
- Genomic fossils calibrate the long-term evolution of hepadnavirusesClément Gilbert
Department of Biology, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas, United States of America
PLoS Biol 8:. 2010....
- Target site analysis of RTE1_LA and its AfroSINE partner in the elephant genomeClément Gilbert
Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Gene 425:1-8. 2008..So in addition to the endonuclease nicking preference, the mRNA of these elements appears to play an important role in integration site choice through a passive, post-nicking, selective process...
- A role for host-parasite interactions in the horizontal transfer of transposons across phylaClément Gilbert
Department of Biology, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
Nature 464:1347-50. 2010..Furthermore, the large amount of DNA generated by the amplification of the horizontally transferred transposons supports the idea that the exchange of genetic material between hosts and parasites influences their genomic evolution...
- Promiscuous DNA: horizontal transfer of transposable elements and why it matters for eukaryotic evolutionSarah Schaack
Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
Trends Ecol Evol 25:537-46. 2010..We argue that the introduction of transposable elements by horizontal transfer in eukaryotic genomes has been a major force propelling genomic variation and biological innovation...
- Repeated horizontal transfer of a DNA transposon in mammals and other tetrapodsJohn K Pace
Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, P O Box 19498, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17023-8. 2008..In summary, HT of DNA transposons has contributed significantly to shaping and diversifying the genomes of multiple mammalian and tetrapod species...
- Rampant horizontal transfer of SPIN transposons in squamate reptilesClément Gilbert
Department of Biology, University of Texas, TX, USA
Mol Biol Evol 29:503-15. 2012....
- Endogenous viruses: insights into viral evolution and impact on host biologyCEDRIC FESCHOTTE
Department of Biology, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas 76016, USA
Nat Rev Genet 13:283-96. 2012..We argue that the conflict between hosts and viruses has led to the invention and diversification of molecular arsenals, which, in turn, promote the cellular co-option of endogenous viruses...