transposable elements

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transposable elements Chromosomal loci that may be transposed from one spot to another within and among the chromosomes of the complement. The process occurs through breakage on either side of these loci and their subsequent insertion into a new point either on the same or a different chromosome.

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transposable elements A chromosomal locus that may be transposed from one spot to another within and among the chromosomes of the complement. The process occurs through breakage on either side of these loci and their subsequent insertion into a new point either on the same or a different chromosome.