terminal_inverted_repeat_element    (CURRENT_SVN)

SO Accession: SO:0000208 (SOWiki)
Definition: A DNA transposable element defined as having termini with perfect, or nearly perfect short inverted repeats, generally 10 - 40 nucleotides long.
Synonyms: terminal inverted repeat element, TIR element
DB Xrefs: URL: http://www.genetics.org/cgi/reprint/156/4/1983.pdf  

Parent: DNA_transposon (SO:0000182)

Children: Transib_TIR_transposon (SO:0002282)
Merlin_TIR_transposon (SO:0002281)
piggyBac_TIR_transposon (SO:0002283)
Mutator_TIR_transposon (SO:0002280)
polinton (SO:0001170)
CACTA_TIR_transposon (SO:0002285)
P_TIR_transposon (SO:0001535)
terminal_inverted_repeat (SO:0000481)
Tc1_Mariner_TIR_transposon (SO:0002278)
PIF_Harbinger_TIR_transposon (SO:0002284)
hAT_TIR_transposon (SO:0002279)
insertion_sequence (SO:0000973)
MITE (SO:0000338)
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