Transposons and Viruses

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DNA Discovery
Structure and Function of DNA
Helical Formations of DNA
Packaging of DNA
The Epigenetic Code
Evolution of the Genome
Genomic Comparison
Human Genetic Variation
Transposons and Viruses

Concept #1: Mobile Genetic Elements

Concept #2: DNA Transposons

Concept #3: Retrotransposons

Concept #4: Viruses as Mobile Genetic Elements

Practice: Which of the following is not considered a mobile genetic element?

Practice: Which of the following transposons still jumps in the human genome?

Practice: What is the name of the enzyme responsible for allowing the transposon to jump within the genome?

Practice: Some transposons encode for a protein.