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Comparative and Functional Genomics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 947089, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/947089
Research Article

Transposable Elements Are a Significant Contributor to Tandem Repeats in the Human Genome

Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1

Received 25 February 2012; Revised 10 April 2012; Accepted 11 April 2012

Academic Editor: Yasunori Aizawa

Copyright © 2012 Musaddeque Ahmed and Ping Liang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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