July 21, 2017

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  • The close connections of polyploidization and TE dynamics.

    Impact of transposable elements on polyploid plant genomes

    Transposable elements (TEs), together with polyploidization have a key role in plant evolution, generating changes in genome size, as well as acting as a source for new coding and regulatory genetic sequences. Vicient and Casacuberta review the main consequences of TE activity in plant genomes and gene evolution, in particular after polyploidization events. Over a […] More