mys inserted in chromosomes
Repetitive DNA can have preferred insertion sites. In this example, yellow represents the distribution of mys (a type of LINE) over a mouse genome where chromosomes are orange. There are more mys inserted in the sex (X) chromosomes.
mys, x chromosomes, repetitive dna, mouse genome, sex x, insertion
- ID: 16660
- Source: DNALC.DNAFTB
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