Gene Clustering in Eukaryotes
Published Online: 15 JUL 2008
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Lawrence, J. G. and Blumenthal, T. 2008. Gene Clustering in Eukaryotes. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2008
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Genes are not always organized at random within eukaryotic chromosomes. Multiple mechanisms can lead to the proximity of genes whose products have related functions.
- gene clustering;
- gene duplication;
- polycistronic messages;