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FIGURE 15.06 Outline of Replicative Transposition

The transposon is duplicated as it moves from one DNA molecule to another. It inserts into the target sequence on the recipient DNA molecule and leaves behind a copy of the transposon in the original location.

FIGURE 15.06 Outline of Replicative Transposition

The transposon is duplicated as it moves from one DNA molecule to another. It inserts into the target sequence on the recipient DNA molecule and leaves behind a copy of the transposon in the original location.

FIGURE 15.07 Components of a Complex Transposon

Complex transposons have a gene for resolvase and an internal resolution site, in addition to the gene for transposase and two flanking inverted repeats.

Transposon

Host DNA

Inverted repeat

Transposon

Inverted repeat

Resolvase

Inverted

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