Silence in the germ

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Gene expression in C. elegans germline cells is subject to strict controls. A set of MES proteins, including SET domain proteins and two homologs of Polycomb group proteins, establish an epigenetically transmitted silenced state that affects X chromosome gene expression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)661-664
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 20 2002
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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