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TET enzymes: double agents in the transposable element–host genome conflict

Overview of attention for article published in Genome Biology, December 2016
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Title
TET enzymes: double agents in the transposable element–host genome conflict
Published in
Genome Biology, December 2016
DOI 10.1186/s13059-016-1124-8
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Patricia Gerdes, Sandra R. Richardson, Geoffrey J. Faulkner

Abstract

The mouse genome is replete with retrotransposon sequences, from evolutionarily young elements with mutagenic potential that must be controlled, to inactive molecular fossils whose sequences can be domesticated over evolutionary time to benefit the host genome. In an exciting new study, de la Rica and colleagues have uncovered a complex relationship between ten-eleven translocation (TET) proteins and retrotransposons in mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs), implicating TETs as enhancers in the exaptation and function of retroelement sequences. Furthermore, they have demonstrated that active demethylation of retrotransposons does not correlate with their increased expression in ESCs, calling into question long-held assumptions regarding the importance of DNA demethylation for retrotransposon expression, and revealing novel epigenetic players in retrotransposon control.Please see related Research article: http://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-016-1096-8.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 1 3%
Unknown 38 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 31%
Student > Master 5 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 8%
Student > Bachelor 3 8%
Other 4 10%
Unknown 8 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 36%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 31%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 8%
Computer Science 1 3%
Unknown 9 23%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 June 2017.
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#6,317,493
of 25,386,440 outputs
Outputs from Genome Biology
#3,030
of 4,468 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#106,058
of 432,087 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Genome Biology
#50
of 66 outputs
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