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    Inverted and Direct Repeat

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    Imagine that you find a sequence 5' GTTTCA 3' at one end of a transposable element.
    a) Draw this sequence as an inverted repeat on both ends of the element (filling in the N's in the following format):
    5GTTTCA-------------------------------NNNNNN3
    3CAAAGT------------------------------NNNNNN5

    B) Draw this sequence as a direct repeat using the same format as above.

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    This question is in relation to the mode of insertion of a particular kind of transposable element. Class II transposable elements generate direct repeats when they insert into the ...

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    The solution assists with drawing a sequence as an inverted repeat on both ends of the element.

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