Title

Making enhancers from spare parts of the genome

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology

Publication Date

12-29-2011

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Animals; Biological Evolution; Conserved Sequence; *Enhancer Elements, Genetic; Exons; Gene Duplication; *Genes, Developmental; *Genes, Regulator; *Genome; Humans; Mice; Sharks; Smegmamorpha

Disciplines

Genetics and Genomics | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

New studies show that novel long-range enhancers of developmental genes can emerge by exaptation of protein-coding sequences with no previous regulatory function.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Genome Biol. 2011 Dec 29;12(12):138. Link to article on publisher's site

DOI of Published Version

10.1186/gb-2011-12-12-138

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Genome biology

PubMed ID

22206586