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Whole genome surveys of rice, maize and sorghum reveal multiple horizontal transfers of the LTR-retrotransposon Route66 in Poaceae

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Title
Whole genome surveys of rice, maize and sorghum reveal multiple horizontal transfers of the LTR-retrotransposon Route66 in Poaceae
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BMC Evolutionary Biology, March 2009
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-9-58
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Authors

Anne Roulin, Benoit Piegu, Philippe M Fortune, François Sabot, Angélique D'Hont, Domenica Manicacci, Olivier Panaud

Abstract

Horizontal transfers (HTs) refer to the transmission of genetic material between phylogenetically distant species. Although most of the cases of HTs described so far concern genes, there is increasing evidence that some involve transposable elements (TEs) in Eukaryotes. The availability of the full genome sequence of two cereal species, (i.e. rice and Sorghum), as well as the partial genome sequence of maize, provides the opportunity to carry out genome-wide searches for TE-HTs in Poaceae.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 7 7%
Brazil 6 6%
Philippines 2 2%
New Zealand 2 2%
Kenya 1 1%
Czechia 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Spain 1 1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 76 78%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 30 31%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 19%
Student > Master 7 7%
Student > Postgraduate 6 6%
Librarian 5 5%
Other 22 22%
Unknown 9 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 57 58%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 12%
Computer Science 5 5%
Unspecified 3 3%
Environmental Science 3 3%
Other 6 6%
Unknown 12 12%

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