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Exons: Shuffling

  1. László Patthy

Published Online: 30 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005087.pub2

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Patthy, L. 2008. Exons: Shuffling. eLS. .

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  1. Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

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  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2008

Abstract

Exon shuffling through recombination in spliceosomal introns had a major role in the evolution of multidomain proteins associated with multicellularity of metazoa.

Keywords:

  • intronic recombination;
  • chimeric gene;
  • exon duplication;
  • exon insertion;
  • spliceosomal intron