Family

Transposase, type 1 (IPR001888)

Short name: Transposase_1

Family relationships

None.

Description

Autonomous mobile genetic elements such as transposon or insertion sequences (IS) encode an enzyme, transposase, that is required for excising and inserting the mobile element. Transposases have been grouped into various families [PMID: 8041625, PMID: 1310791, PMID: 1718819]. This family includes the mariner transposase [PMID: 8895590].

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
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