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Scientifica
Volume 2012, Article ID 545328, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.6064/2012/545328
Review Article

Alu Mobile Elements: From Junk DNA to Genomic Gems

Nutrition Research Institute, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA

Received 21 October 2012; Accepted 6 November 2012

Academic Editors: Y. Ge, A. H. Salem, and H. Schatten

Copyright © 2012 Sami Dridi. 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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