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Chapter 11

DNA Transposases

One of the greatest paradigm shifts in the early days of molecular biology was the discovery of DNA transposition by Barbara McClintock in 1948.1 Working with maize, McClintock realized that certain chromosomal elements had the ability to move from one location to another in the genome,2 an observat...
Print publication date: 22 Apr 2008
Copyright year: 2008
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-272-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-826-8
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences