TITLE

Maintenance of transposon-free regions throughout vertebrate evolution

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
BMC Genomics;2007, Vol. 8, p470
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
34972044

 

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