New partners for HP1 in transcriptional gene silencing
Program in Gene Function and Expression
Medical Subject Headings
Gene Silencing; Histones; Molecular Chaperones; Schizosaccharomyces; Schizosaccharomyces pombe Proteins; Transcription Factors
Genetics and Genomics
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.
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Citation: Mol Cell. 2011 Jan 7;41(1):1-2. Link to article on publisher's site
Kaufman, Paul D., "New partners for HP1 in transcriptional gene silencing" (2011). Program in Gene Function and Expression Publications and Presentations. 166.