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By helping its host cells, Feschotte says, the transposon achieves its selfish ends.
That said, transposons often behave like unwelcome houseguests.
This is surprising, since the genome expansion in other plant pathogens is driven by transposon proliferation.
To create the mutant spinners, Fraser and his colleagues used a movable sequence of DNA called the piggyBac transposon to insert snips of spider genes into silkworm embryos.
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