Fraction of genome generated by retrotransposition

Value >=40 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Terai G, Yoshizawa A, Okida H, Asai K, Mituyama T. Discovery of short pseudogenes derived from messenger RNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Mar38(4):1163-71 abstractPubMed ID19965772
Comments More than 40% of the human genome is generated by retrotransposition, a series of in vivo processes involving reverse transcription of RNA molecules and integration of the transcripts into the genomic sequence. Better ref needed
Entered by Uri M
ID 106794