absence of introns in vertebrates

Dr.P Pontarotti ppontaro at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Feb 15 02:51:39 EST 2000


The best example is the RAG1 gene which has  no intron in tetrapoda
but has one intron in all the teleostei tesyed so far including Fugu
rubripes. See for example Venkatesh et al PNAS vol 96 pp 10267-10271
best regards
Pierre
On 14 Feb 2000, Alain Bernot wrote:

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> Hi
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> I am looking for exemples of genes whose introns/exons organization is known
> in several species (in vertebrates), for which in one species the gene doesn't
> contain any intron but is functionally transcribed.
> 
> thanks in advance
> 
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