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Pseudogenes and retroviruses

  1. Jul 18, 2006 #1
    Is there any similarity between the concept of a pseudogene and that of a retrovirus?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 18, 2006 #2
    a pseudogene is a gene that has been damaged by a mutation for example and hasn't got a function anymore.

    The relationship between pseudogenes and retroviruses are the terms DNA 'transposition' and 'transposons'. Find out what that process is and you'll get their relationship.
     
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