ISBN 9780470959947,Plant Transposons and Genome Dynamics in Evolution

Plant Transposons and Genome Dynamics in Evolution

Publisher:

John Wiley & Sons

Rs14953

Publisher

John Wiley & Sons

Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780470959947

ISBN-10 0470959940
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 232 Pages
Subject

DNA & Genome

The transposable genetic elements, or transposons, as they are now known, have had a tumultuous history. Discovered in the mid-20th century by Barbara McClintock, they were initially received with puzzlement. When their genomic abundance began to be apparent, they were categorized as \"junk DNA\" and acquired the label of parasites.
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