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Transposases and Integrases

  1. Nancy L Craig

Published Online: 20 JUN 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000593

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How to Cite

Craig, N. L. 2001. Transposases and Integrases. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUN 2001

Abstract

Transposases and integrases are the proteins that mediate transposition reactions, i.e. the recombination reaction in which discrete DNA segments move between nonhomologous sites.

Keywords:

  • transposition;
  • recombination