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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Mobile Genetic Element
Definition A DNA segment carried within the chromosomes that is capable of moving to new sites in the genome other than by mutation.
See also Retrotransposon.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB)), Gene Ontology (GO)
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MGI 6.22
The Jackson Laboratory