Tag Archives: satellite DNA

Conservation, divergence and functions of centromeric satellite DNA families in the Bovidae

350. Escudeiro A, Adega F, Robinson TJ, Heslop-Harrison JS, Chaves R. 2019. Conservation, divergence and functions of centromeric satellite DNA families in the Bovidae. Genome Biology and Evolution (in press March 2019) https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evz061 Repetitive satellite DNA (satDNA) sequences are abundant … Continue reading

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Bovine satellite DNAs and a history of the evolution of complexity and its impact in the Bovidae family

348. Escudeiro A, Ferreira D, Mendes-da-Silva A, Heslop-Harrison JS, Adega F, Chaves R. 2019. Bovine satellite DNAs–a history of the evolution of complexity and its impact in the Bovidae family. European Zoological Journal. 2019 Jan 1 86(1):20-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/24750263.2018.1558294 (Open access) Despite … Continue reading

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Repetitive DNA in eukaryotic genomes

322. Biscotti MA, Olmo E, Heslop-Harrison JS. 2015. Repetitive DNA in eukaryotic genomes. Chromosome Research 23(3): 415-420. DOI: 10.1007/s10577-015-9499-z Biscotti Repetitive DNA Author Version Link to Repetitive DNA summary Diagram Molcyt.com DNA Repetitive DNA — sequence motifs repeated hundreds or thousands of … Continue reading

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Nucleosomes and centromeric DNA packaging

304. Heslop-Harrison JS, Schwarzacher T. 2013. Nucleosomes and centromeric DNA packaging. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 110 (50): 19974–19975. http://www.pnas.org/content/110/50/19974.full.pdf+html http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1319945110 – Author manuscript: Author Version 2013 – Powerpoint figure: Nucleosome Figure PNAS Schwarzacher HeslopHarrison The eukaryotic chromosome is a conserved structure, with the DNA … Continue reading

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Repetitive DNA in the edible button mushroom

I have a mental picture of the structure of a typical plant genome and typical animal genome, with their  transposons (DNA and RNA), tandemly-repeated satellite sequences, minisatellites, microsatellites and other repeats. From this paper, I have a view of repeats in the second … Continue reading

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