New Insights into the Population Structure of Anopheles gambiae s.s. in the Gulf of Guinea Islands Revealed by Herves Transposable Elements
- Autores: Moreno M, O’Brochta D, Salgueiro P, Simard F, Pinto J
- Journal: PLoS One
- Link: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0062964
Transposable elements (TEs) are mobile portions of DNA that are able to replicate and spread in the genome of many organisms. TEs can be used as a means to insert transgenes in insects, being stably inherited throughout generations.