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Retroelements

"Retroelements" 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.

Elements that are transcribed into RNA, reverse-transcribed into DNA and then inserted into a new site in the genome. Long terminal repeats (LTRs) similar to those from retroviruses are contained in retrotransposons and retrovirus-like elements. Retroposons, such as LONG INTERSPERSED NUCLEOTIDE ELEMENTS and SHORT INTERSPERSED NUCLEOTIDE ELEMENTS do not contain LTRs.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retroelements" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retroelements" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 80 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1998 and 2016
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