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  1. Miniature inverted repeat transposable elements (MITEs) are small non-autonomous DNA transposons that are ubiquitous in plant genomes, and are mobilised by their autonomous relatives. Stowaway MITEs are derived f...

    Authors: Alicja Macko-Podgórni, Katarzyna Stelmach, Kornelia Kwolek and Dariusz Grzebelus
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:47
  2. Baboons (genus Papio) and geladas (Theropithecus gelada) are now generally recognized as close phylogenetic relatives, though morphologically quite distinct and generally classified in separate genera. Primate sp...

    Authors: Jerilyn A. Walker, Vallmer E. Jordan, Jessica M. Storer, Cody J. Steely, Paulina Gonzalez-Quiroga, Thomas O. Beckstrom, Lydia C. Rewerts, Corey P. St. Romain, Catherine E. Rockwell, Jeffrey Rogers, Clifford J. Jolly, Miriam K. Konkel and Mark A. Batzer
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:46
  3. The Tc1/mariner superfamily might represent the most diverse and widely distributed group of DNA transposons. Several families have been identified; however, exploring the diversity of this superfamily and updati...

    Authors: Yatong Sang, Bo Gao, Mohamed Diaby, Wencheng Zong, Cai Chen, Dan Shen, Saisai Wang, Yali Wang, Zoltán Ivics and Chengyi Song
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:45
  4. Unicellular species make up the majority of eukaryotic diversity, however most studies on transposable elements (TEs) have centred on multicellular host species. Such studies may have therefore provided a limi...

    Authors: Jade Southworth, C. Alastair Grace, Alan O. Marron, Nazeefa Fatima and Martin Carr
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:44
  5. The use of large-scale genomic analyses has resulted in an improvement of transposable element sampling and a significant increase in the number of reported HTT (horizontal transfer of transposable elements) e...

    Authors: Izabella L. Tambones, Annabelle Haudry, Maryanna C. Simão and Claudia M. A. Carareto
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:43
  6. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported errors in Table 2 wherein all "KZFP” in the gene names should be changed to “ZNF”.

    Authors: Nicky Chung, G. M. Jonaid, Sophia Quinton, Austin Ross, Corinne E. Sexton, Adrian Alberto, Cody Clymer, Daphnie Churchill, Omar Navarro Leija and Mira V. Han
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:41

    The original article was published in Mobile DNA 2019 10:39

  7. Transposable elements in prokaryotes are found in many forms and therefore a robust nomenclature system is needed in order to allow researchers to describe and search for them in publications and databases. He...

    Authors: Supathep Tansirichaiya, Md. Ajijur Rahman and Adam P. Roberts
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:40
  8. Despite the long-held assumption that transposons are normally only expressed in the germ-line, recent evidence shows that transcripts of transposable element (TE) sequences are frequently found in the somatic...

    Authors: Nicky Chung, G. M. Jonaid, Sophia Quinton, Austin Ross, Corinne E. Sexton, Adrian Alberto, Cody Clymer, Daphnie Churchill, Omar Navarro Leija and Mira V. Han
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:39

    The Correction to this article has been published in Mobile DNA 2019 10:41

  9. Henny feathering in chickens is determined by a dominant mutation that transforms male-specific plumage to female-like plumage. Previous studies indicated that this phenotype is caused by ectopic expression in...

    Authors: Jingyi Li, Brian W. Davis, Patric Jern, Ben. J. Dorshorst, Paul B. Siegel and Leif Andersson
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:38
  10. Transposable elements (TEs) can be key drivers of evolution, but the mechanisms and scope of how they impact gene and genome function are largely unknown. Previous analyses revealed that TE-mediated gene ampli...

    Authors: Braham Dhillon, Gert H. J. Kema, Richard C. Hamelin, Burt H. Bluhm and Stephen B. Goodwin
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:37
  11. A considerable portion of the human genome derives from retroviruses inherited over millions of years. Human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) are usually severely mutated, yet some coding-competent HERVs exist....

    Authors: Giuseppe Rigogliuso, Martin L. Biniossek, John L. Goodier, Bettina Mayer, Gavin C. Pereira, Oliver Schilling, Eckart Meese and Jens Mayer
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:36
  12. Ppmar1 and Ppmar2 are two active mariner-like elements (MLEs) cloned from moso bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis (Carrière) J. Houz) genome possessing transposases that harbour nuclear export signal (NES) domain, but ...

    Authors: Muthusamy Ramakrishnan, Ming-Bing Zhou, Chun-Fang Pan, Heikki Hänninen, Ding-Qin Tang and Kunnummal Kurungara Vinod
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:35
  13. Kinetoplastids are a flagellated group of protists, including some parasites, such as Trypanosoma and Leishmania species, that can cause diseases in humans and other animals. The genomes of these species enclose ...

    Authors: Yasmin Carla Ribeiro, Lizandra Jaqueline Robe, Danila Syriani Veluza, Cyndia Mara Bezerra dos Santos, Ana Luisa Kalb Lopes, Marco Aurélio Krieger and Adriana Ludwig
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:34
  14. Associations between X-inactive transcript (Xist)–long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) and chromatin are critical intermolecular interactions in the X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) process. Despite high-resolution anal...

    Authors: Yoko Matsuno, Takefumi Yamashita, Michiru Wagatsuma and Hajime Yamakage
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:33
  15. Transposable elements (TEs) are genomic parasites with major impacts on host genome architecture and host adaptation. A proper evaluation of their evolutionary significance has been hampered by the paucity of ...

    Authors: Sylvain Legrand, Thibault Caron, Florian Maumus, Sol Schvartzman, Leandro Quadrana, Eléonore Durand, Sophie Gallina, Maxime Pauwels, Clément Mazoyer, Lucie Huyghe, Vincent Colot, Marc Hanikenne and Vincent Castric
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:30
  16. PIWI-interacting RNAs (piRNAs) are the effectors of transposable element silencing in the reproductive apparatus. In Drosophila ovarian somatic cells, piRNAs arise from long RNA precursors presumably processed wi...

    Authors: Cynthia Dennis, Emilie Brasset and Chantal Vaury
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:28
  17. Helitrons play an important role in shaping eukaryotic genomes due to their ability to transfer horizontally between distantly related species and capture gene fragments during the transposition. However, the mec...

    Authors: Guangjie Han, Nan Zhang, Jian Xu, Heng Jiang, Caihong Ji, Ze Zhang, Qisheng Song, David Stanley, Jichao Fang and Jianjun Wang
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:25
  18. Although most of long interspersed elements (LINEs), one class of non-LTR-retrotransposons, are integrated into the host genome randomely, some elements are retrotransposed into the specific sequences of the g...

    Authors: Azusa Kuroki-Kami, Narisu Nichuguti, Haruka Yatabe, Sayaka Mizuno, Shoji Kawamura and Haruhiko Fujiwara
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:23
  19. Long Interspersed Element 1 (LINE-1) is a retrotransposon that is present in 500,000 copies in the human genome. Along with Alu and SVA elements, these three retrotransposons account for more than a third of t...

    Authors: B. T. Freeman, M. Sokolowski, A. M. Roy-Engel, M. E. Smither and V. P. Belancio
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:20
  20. Retrotransposons are the major determinants of genome sizes and they have shaped both genes and genomes in mammalian organisms, but their overall activity, diversity, and evolution dynamics, particularly their...

    Authors: Cai Chen, Wei Wang, Xiaoyan Wang, Dan Shen, Saisai Wang, Yali Wang, Bo Gao, Klaus Wimmers, Jiude Mao, Kui Li and Chengyi Song
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:19
  21. Conjugative spread of antibiotic resistance and virulence genes in bacteria constitutes an important threat to public health. Beyond the well-known conjugative plasmids, recent genome analyses have shown that ...

    Authors: Nicolas Soler, Emilie Robert, Isaure Chauvot de Beauchêne, Philippe Monteiro, Virginie Libante, Bernard Maigret, Johan Staub, David W. Ritchie, Gérard Guédon, Sophie Payot, Marie-Dominique Devignes and Nathalie Leblond-Bourget
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:18
  22. Transposable elements (TEs) make up > 50% of the human genome, and the majority of retrotransposon insertions are truncated and many are located in introns. However, the effects of retrotransposition on the ho...

    Authors: Zhuqing Wang, Hayden McSwiggin, Simon J. Newkirk, Yue Wang, Daniel Oliver, Chong Tang, Sandy Lee, Shawn Wang, Shuiqiao Yuan, Huili Zheng, Ping Ye, Wenfeng An and Wei Yan
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:17
  23. Transposable elements (TE) are commonly regarded as “junk DNA” with no apparent regulatory roles in the human genome. However, a growing body of evidence demonstrates that some TEs exhibit regulatory activitie...

    Authors: Jiayue-Clara Jiang and Kyle R. Upton
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:16
  24. Transposable element (TE) insertions are responsible for a significant fraction of spontaneous germ line mutations reported in inbred mouse strains. This major contribution of TEs to the mutational landscape i...

    Authors: Liane Gagnier, Victoria P. Belancio and Dixie L. Mager
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:15
  25. We have recently described a peculiar feature of the promoters in two Drosophila Tc1-like elements, Bari1 and Bari3. The AT-richness and the presence of weak core-promoter motifs make these promoters, that we hav...

    Authors: Antonio Palazzo, Patrizio Lorusso, Csaba Miskey, Oliver Walisko, Andrea Gerbino, Carlo Marya Thomas Marobbio, Zoltán Ivics and René Massimiliano Marsano
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:13
  26. Transposable elements (TEs) are not randomly distributed in the genome. A genome-wide analysis of the D. melanogaster genome found that differences in TE density across 50 kb genomic regions was due both to trans...

    Authors: Miriam Merenciano, Camillo Iacometti and Josefa González
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:10
  27. Human stem cells harbor significant potential for basic and clinical translational research as well as regenerative medicine. Currently ~ 3000 adult and ~ 30 pluripotent stem cell-based, interventional clinica...

    Authors: Gerald G. Schumann, Nina V. Fuchs, Pablo Tristán-Ramos, Attila Sebe, Zoltán Ivics and Sara R. Heras
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:9
  28. Transposable elements make up a significant portion of the human genome. Accurately locating these mobile DNAs is vital to understand their role as a source of structural variation and somatic mutation. To thi...

    Authors: Jared P. Steranka, Zuojian Tang, Mark Grivainis, Cheng Ran Lisa Huang, Lindsay M. Payer, Fernanda O. R. Rego, Thiago Luiz Araujo Miller, Pedro A. F. Galante, Sitharam Ramaswami, Adriana Heguy, David Fenyö, Jef D. Boeke and Kathleen H. Burns
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:8
  29. Pseudomonas syringae is a γ-proteobacterium causing economically relevant diseases in practically all cultivated plants. Most isolates of this pathogen contain native plasmids collectively carrying many pathogeni...

    Authors: Leire Bardaji, Maite Añorga, Myriam Echeverría, Cayo Ramos and Jesús Murillo
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:7
  30. Thanks to their ability to move around and replicate within genomes, transposable elements (TEs) are perhaps the most important contributors to genome plasticity and evolution. Their detection and annotation a...

    Authors: Joëlle Amselem, Guillaume Cornut, Nathalie Choisne, Michael Alaux, Françoise Alfama-Depauw, Véronique Jamilloux, Florian Maumus, Thomas Letellier, Isabelle Luyten, Cyril Pommier, Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon and Hadi Quesneville
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:6
  31. The transfer of genetic material from non-parent organisms is called horizontal gene transfer (HGT). One of the most conclusive cases of HGT in metazoans was previously described for the cellulose synthase gen...

    Authors: Maria A. Daugavet, Sergey Shabelnikov, Alexander Shumeev, Tatiana Shaposhnikova, Leonid S. Adonin and Olga Podgornaya
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:4
  32. Repetitive sequences, including transposable elements (TEs) and satellite DNAs, occupy a considerable portion of plant genomes. Analysis of the repeat fraction benefits the understanding of genome structure an...

    Authors: Shu-Fen Li, Yu-Jiao Guo, Jia-Rong Li, Dong-Xu Zhang, Bing-Xiao Wang, Ning Li, Chuan-Liang Deng and Wu-Jun Gao
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:3
  33. The original article [1] contained an error whereby author Dong Yin’s name was mistakenly inverted. This error has now been corrected.

    Authors: Kaishun Hu, Yu Li, Wenjing Wu, Hengxing Chen, Zhen Chen, Yin Zhang, Yabin Guo and Dong Yin
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:2

    The original article was published in Mobile DNA 2018 9:33

  34. Plant LTR-retrotransposons are classified into two superfamilies, Ty1/copia and Ty3/gypsy. They are further divided into an enormous number of families which are, due to the high diversity of their nucleotide ...

    Authors: Pavel Neumann, Petr Novák, Nina Hoštáková and Jiří Macas
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2019 10:1
  35. The evolution and spread of antibiotic resistance is often mediated by mobile genetic elements. Integrative and conjugative elements (ICEs) are the most abundant conjugative elements among prokaryotes. However...

    Authors: João Botelho, Adam P. Roberts, Ricardo León-Sampedro, Filipa Grosso and Luísa Peixe
    Citation: Mobile DNA 2018 9:37

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