mobile_genetic_element    (CURRENT_SVN)

SO Accession: SO:0001037 (SOWiki)
Definition: A nucleotide region with either intra-genome or intracellular mobility, of varying length, which often carry the information necessary for transfer and recombination with the host genome.
Synonyms: INSDC_feature:mobile_element, MGE, mobile genetic element
DB Xrefs: PMID: 14681355  

Parents: mobile (SO:0001234)
biological_region (SO:0001411)

Children: mobile_element_insertion (SO:0001837)
integrated_mobile_genetic_element (SO:0001039)
extrachromosomal_mobile_genetic_element (SO:0001038)
mobile_intron (SO:0000666)
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