Title

New partners for HP1 in transcriptional gene silencing

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Gene Function and Expression

Date

1-8-2011

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Gene Silencing; Histones; Molecular Chaperones; Schizosaccharomyces; Schizosaccharomyces pombe Proteins; Transcription Factors

Disciplines

Genetics and Genomics

Abstract

A new study in this issue of Molecular Cell (Yamane et al., 2010) demonstrates how chromatin assembly proteins HIRA/Asf1 help enforce transcriptional gene silencing in heterochromatin by bridging interactions between HP1 and histone deacetylase complexes.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Mol Cell. 2011 Jan 7;41(1):1-2. Link to article on publisher's site

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