AIDS (hiv2)

S. A. Modena samodena at csemail.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Sun Feb 16 17:44:01 EST 1992


In article <eesnyder.697953088 at beagle> eesnyder at boulder.Colorado.EDU (Eric E. Snyder) writes:
>robison1 at husc9.harvard.edu (Keith Robison) writes:
>
>>In article <eesnyder.697915657 at beagle> eesnyder at boulder.Colorado.EDU (Eric E. Snyder) writes:
>>>Just as _Drosophila_ P-elements appeared to have 
>>>arisen _de novo_ in the 1920s...
>
>>I know that P-elements are believed to be of evolutionarily recent origin,
>>but THAT recent? (references please)
>
>Yes, they are very recent.  I don't have the original papers handy

Last night I just read an article on Population Genetics of Transposible
elements in Drosophila in the 1989(?) Ann. Rev. of Genetics...and, yes,
the opinion is P-elements are very recent.

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