Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 21 - 21.5 - Concept Check: 3

Answer

Transposable elements can accidentally carry copies of genes or exons with them when they jump, promote recombination (leading to unequal exchange of DNA which duplicates DNA on one copy of a chromosome), and disrupt/disable cellular genes by landing in them.

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