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Reality check for transposon enhancers

Posted June 3, 2019 | Publications

Brind’Amour J & Mager DL. Reality check for transposon enhancers. eLife 8, 2019.

Hundreds of retrovirus-like sequences have features that suggest they might be gene enhancers, but only a small fraction displays gene-regulating activity in experiments on mouse stem cells.

PMID: 31148541