Transposons and Viruses

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DNA Discovery
Structure and Function of DNA
Helical Formations of DNA
DNA vs. RNA
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.