> << Subject: absence of introns in vertebrates
> From: Alain Bernot bernot at genoscope.cns.fr> Date: Mon, Feb 14, 2000 5:16 PM
> Message-id: <889d96$92r$1 at mercury.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk>
>> 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 >>
> You might try searching for pseudogenes where it is thought that RNA was
> reverse transcribed back to DNA and inserted. There are a number known but I
> don't know if any are functional.
If it is functional, it is not a pseudogene. But I know what you mean.
Look up chicken calmodulin, that might be a candidate.