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Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements

"Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Highly repeated sequences, 6K-8K base pairs in length, which contain RNA polymerase II promoters. They also have an open reading frame that is related to the reverse transcriptase of retroviruses but they do not contain LTRs (long terminal repeats). Copies of the LINE 1 (L1) family form about 15% of the human genome. The jockey elements of Drosophila are LINEs.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 132 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2016
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