intron polymorphism

kenneth henry wolfe khwolfe at
Wed Mar 16 05:52:48 EST 1994

In <9403160006.AA10351 at> thomasb at (Thomas Boyce) writes:

>A recent seminar brought up the question of whether there are any examples
>of polymorphism within a species for the presence/absence of introns.

>Are there any examples?

One example is the "mobile" introns in mitochondrial DNA of yeast and
other fungi, but these are self-splicing, not spliceosomal.

Ken Wolfe
University of Dublin
khwolfe at

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