Pseudogenes and their Evolution
Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
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Cooper, D. N. 2006. Pseudogenes and their Evolution. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
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Pseudogenes have been formed during evolution by duplication or retrotransposition. The origin, age, patterns of mutation and occasional reactivation of pseudogenes are all topics of current study.
- processed pseudogenes;
- duplicational pseudogene;
- pseudogene reactivation;
- pseudogene mutation