non-chromosomal DNA

Dave Leonard Baillie baillie at
Sat May 15 20:39:54 EST 1993

There are also demonstrated closed circular ds DNA circles in C. elegans, see
paper in Nature by Rose and Snutch 1984-85 this DNA was derived from the
Tc1 inverted repeat type transposable element.  I assume other elements
of this type produce closed circular ds DNA also.

dave baillie

Institute of Mol. Biol. and Biochem.
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
BC Canada dbaillie at

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