Figure 1.

Illustration of a cut-circularize-linearize-and-paste operation. A modified cut-circularize-linearize-and-paste operation that can model seven different kinds of rearrangement, where the cutting site of the temporary circle with genes 2, 3 and 4 can be either a, b or c, and the inserting place of the linearized segment at the remaining chromosome can be either d, e, f or g.

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