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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Amazônia Ocidental - Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Issue Date: 2012
Type of Material: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Authors: SANTANA, M. F.
SILVA, J. C. F.
BATISTA, A. D.
RIBEIRO, L. E.
SILVA, G. F. da
ARAÚJO, E. F. de
QUEIROZ, M. V. de
Additional Information: MATEUS F. SANTANA, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA; JOSÉ C. F. SILVA, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA; ALINE D. BATISTA, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA; LILIAN E. RIBEIRO, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA; GILVAN FERREIRA DA SILVA, CPAA; ELZA F. DE ARAÚJO, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA; MARISA V. DE QUEIROZ, UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA.
Title: Abundance, distribution and potential impact of transposable elements in the genome of Mycosphaerella fijiensis.
Publisher: BMC Genomics, v. 13, n. 1, p. 1-11, Dec. 2012.
Language: en
Keywords: Transposable elements
RIP.
Description: Mycosphaerella fijiensis is a ascomycete that causes Black Sigatoka in bananas. Recently, the M. fijiensis genome was sequenced. Repetitive sequences are ubiquitous components of fungal genomes. In most genomic analyses, repetitive sequences are associated withtransposable elements (TEs). TEs are dispersed repetitive DNA sequences found in a host genome. These elements have the ability to move from one location to another within the genome, and their insertion can cause a wide spectrum of mutations in their hosts. Some of the deleterious effects of TEs may be due to ectopic recombination among TEs of the same family. In addition, some transposons are physically linked to genes and can control their expression. To prevent possible damage caused by the presence of TEs in the genome, some fungi possess TE-silencing mechanisms, such as RIP (Repeat Induced Point mutation). In this study, the abundance, distribution and potential impact of TEs in the genome of M. fijiensis were investigated.
Thesagro: Mycosphaerella Fijiensis.
NAL Thesaurus: genome.
Year: 2013-01-23
ISSN: 1471-2164
Appears in Collections:Artigo em periódico indexado (CPAA)

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