An animated view of Tn7 transposition (via Nancy Craig's lab)

The following animation represents transposase binding to a donor DNA molecule (blue), excising the transposon (black), and integrating the transposon into a target molceule (red).

This animation is a link from Nancy Craig's website. For more information on Tn7 transposition, including an online lecture about Tn7, see this website:


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