- "Simple" DNA transposons and mobility in humans
- Tc1 could be a nice "positive control", since it's a transposon that's already known to cross-mobilize across different species
- C.elegans Tc1 in humans: Schouten et al.: Transposon Tc1 of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans jumps in human cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 1998;26:3013-7.
- Review of Tc1: Plasterk et al.: Resident aliens: the Tc1/mariner superfamily of transposable elements. Trends Genet. 1999;15:326-32.
- The S-element in Drosophila looks more like Tc1 than the Wikipedia:P-element, but appears to be less prevalent: Merriman et al.: S elements: a family of Tc1-like transposons in the genome of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 1995;141:1425-38.
- 2005 review: Gonçalves &: Adeno-associated virus: from defective virus to effective vector. Virol. J. 2005;2:43.
- Cell tropism and evolution: Hueffer & Parrish: Parvovirus host range, cell tropism and evolution. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 2003;6:392-8.
- High mutation rate in VP genes during the course of an infection: Gao et al.: Adeno-associated viruses undergo substantial evolution in primates during natural infections. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003;100:6081-6.
- Alignments (see Fig3): Bantel-Schaal et al.: Human adeno-associated virus type 5 is only distantly related to other known primate helper-dependent parvoviruses. J. Virol. 1999;73:939-47.
- "Combinatorial engineering" with error-prone PCR: Perabo et al.: Combinatorial engineering of a gene therapy vector: directed evolution of adeno-associated virus. J Gene Med 2006;8:155-62.
-- Ian Holmes - 21 Apr 2008