ADVANCED LECTURES IN GENETICS

Wykłady z genetyki dla zainteresowanych

Human transposons (ENG)

  • Transposons: definition, classes, mode of mobility.
  • Transposons in human genome: LTR (HERV). non-LTR (SINE, LINE, SVA), DNA transposons (hAT, Mariner)
  • Role of transposons in the evolution of human brain and immune system.
  • Retrocopies and retrogenes. Role in health and diseases.
  • Active transposons in modern humans. Role of mobilome i regulatory networks.