Transposons Identified as Likely Cause of Undiagnosed Diseases
Transposons Identified as Likely Cause of Undiagnosed Diseases
A tool for identifying jumping gene insertions in DNA sequencing data turns up possible explanations for four patients’ rare developmental disorders.
Transposons Identified as Likely Cause of Undiagnosed Diseases
Transposons Identified as Likely Cause of Undiagnosed Diseases

A tool for identifying jumping gene insertions in DNA sequencing data turns up possible explanations for four patients’ rare developmental disorders.

A tool for identifying jumping gene insertions in DNA sequencing data turns up possible explanations for four patients’ rare developmental disorders.

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Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2017
The study could pave the way for transplanting porcine organs to humans without the risk of reigniting endogenous retroviruses.
RNA Protects “Naked” Genomes from Retrotransposons
RNA Protects “Naked” Genomes from Retrotransposons
Shawna Williams | Jun 30, 2017
Transfer RNA fragments prevent jumping genes from hopping around in the mouse embryo, when histone methylation can’t do the job.
Gene Behind Black Peppered Moth’s Color Change Identified
Gene Behind Black Peppered Moth’s Color Change Identified
Tanya Lewis | Jun 6, 2016
A transposon underlies this classic story of evolutionary adaptation.
Before the Genes Jumped, 1930s
Sabrina Richards | Dec 31, 2011
How Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock nearly gave up genetics for meteorology