Meiotic Pairing: A Place to Hook up

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At one end of each Caenorhabditis elegans chromosome is a locus required for meiotic crossing over. Recent studies have shown that these sites mediate chromosome pairing and synapsis during meiosis, and that each site contains binding sites for a non-canonical C2H2 zinc finger protein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R165-R168
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 6 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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