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Evidence for L1-associated DNA rearrangements and negligible L1 retrotransposition in glioblastoma multiforme.

Mobile DNA (2016-11-16)
Patricia E Carreira, Adam D Ewing, Guibo Li, Stephanie N Schauer, Kyle R Upton, Allister C Fagg, Santiago Morell, Michaela Kindlova, Patricia Gerdes, Sandra R Richardson, Bo Li, Daniel J Gerhardt, Jun Wang, Paul M Brennan, Geoffrey J Faulkner
ABSTRACT

LINE-1 (L1) retrotransposons are a notable endogenous source of mutagenesis in mammals. Notably, cancer cells can support unusual L1 retrotransposition and L1-associated sequence rearrangement mechanisms following DNA damage. Recent reports suggest that L1 is mobile in epithelial tumours and neural cells but, paradoxically, not in brain cancers. Here, using retrotransposon capture sequencing (RC-seq), we surveyed L1 mutations in 14 tumours classified as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) or as a lower grade glioma. In four GBM tumours, we characterised one probable endonuclease-independent L1 insertion, two L1-associated rearrangements and one likely These experiments altogether highlight the consistent absence of canonical L1 retrotransposition in GBM tumours and cultured cell lines, as well as atypical L1-associated sequence rearrangements following DNA damage in vivo.

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