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How Alu Jumps

Alu is an example of a so-called "jumping gene" - a transposable DNA sequence that "reproduces" by copying itself and inserting into new chromosome locations.

Alu is an example of a so-called "jumping gene" - a transposable DNA sequence that "reproduces" by copying itself and inserting into new chromosome locations.<

Alu, jumping gene, LINE, SINE

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