Definitions

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  • adj. inserted into a chromosome following reverse transcription

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Displaced backward.

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Examples

  • "From an evolutionary point of view, we have found an example of a retroposed gene that took on a completely new function."

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  • Although most retroposition events result in non-functional duplicates (called pseudogenes), in rare cases, retroposed genes, like Rps23r1, can become functional.

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  • From an evolutionary point of view, we have found an example of a retroposed gene that took on a completely new function, "Dr. Xu said.

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