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Genetics. Dec 2002; 162(4): 2049–2052.
PMCID: PMC1462354

Context dependence of meiotic recombination hotspots in yeast: the relationship between recombination activity of a reporter construct and base composition.


Borde and colleagues reported that a reporter plasmid inserted at different genomic locations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae had different levels of meiotic recombination activity. We show that the level of recombination activity is very significantly correlated with the GC content of DNA sequences flanking the insertion.

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