Example sentences for: introns-early

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  • Eukaryotes have maintained their introns because they confer the capacity to create evolutionary novelty through exon shuffling [ 2 ] . The introns-early theory predicts that at least some of the extant eukaryotic introns are direct descendants of the primordial sequences in the LUCA [ 2 3 4 5 ] . The alternate view, "introns-late", suggests that the last common ancestor was intron-free and that spliceosomal introns have originated in eukaryotes from recent invasions by autocatalytic RNAs (e.g.

  • The first, "introns-early", posits that introns were present in most, if not all, protein-coding genes in the last universal common ancestor (LUCA) and have subsequently been lost in the archaeal and bacterial domains due to strong selection for compact genomes.

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