- Genetic insertion
Genetic Insertion is the addition of one or more
nucleotide base pairs into a genetic sequence. This can often happen in microsatelliteregions due to the DNA polymeraseslipping.
chromosomelevel, an "insertion" refers to the insertion of a larger sequence into a chromosome. This can happen due to unequal crossover during meiosis.
N region addition is the addition of non-coded nucleotides during recombination by
terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase.
P nucleotide insertion is the insertion of palindromic sequences encoded by the ends of the recombining gene segments.
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