Genome-wide evolutionary and functional analysis of the Equine Repetitive Element 1: an insertion in the myostatin promoter affects gene expression

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Santagostino, Marco; Khoriauli, Lela; Gamba, Riccardo; Bonuglia, Margherita; Klipstein, Ori; Piras, Francesca M.; Vella, Francesco; Russo, Alessandra; Badiale, Claudia; Mazzagatti, Alice; Raimondi, Elena; Nergadze, Solomon G.; Giulotto, Elena;

Background In mammals, an important source of genomic variation is insertion polymorphism of retrotransposons. These may acquire a functional role when inserted inside genes or in their proximity. The aim of this work was to carry out a genome wide analysis of ERE1 retr... View more
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