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.
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