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An enigmatic satellite

William Amos

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Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK

Genome Biology 2011, 12:110  doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-4-110

Published: 13 April 2011


McLaughlin and Chadwick describe an X-linked tandem repeat that is transcribed, conserved and defies X inactivation. Is it selfish, functional or just an oddity?

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