Frequency of reversion to normal gene function after insertion of transposable element

Range 10^-6-10^-9 fold
Organism prokaryote
Reference Calos MP, Miller JH. Transposable elements. Cell. 1980 Jul20(3):pp. 588PubMed ID6251969
Primary Source Kleckner N, Steele DA, Reichardt K, Botstein D. Specificity of insertion by the translocatable tetracycline-resistance element Tn10. Genetics. 1979 Aug92(4):1023-40.PubMed ID391640
Method Genetic analysis of 131 independent transpositions of the tetracycline-resistance element Tn10 from a single site in phage P22 into the histidine operon of Salmonella typhimurium
Comments Reversion is associated with loss of the inserted element
Entered by Uri M
ID 102594