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- Habera, L.F., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1994 v.91 no.25 pp. 11792-11796
- retrotransposons; Zea mays; structural genes; open reading frames; mutation; amino acid sequences; exons
- ... The wx-K mutation results from the insertion of a copia-like retrotransposon into exon 12 of the maize waxy gene. This retrotransposon, named Hopscotch, has one long open reading frame encoding all of the domains required for transposition. Computer-assisted database searches using Hopscotch and other plant copia-like retroelements as query sequences have revealed that ancient, degenerate retrotra ...
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