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Cell. 2002 Sep 20;110(6):661-4.

Silence in the germ.

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Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, CH1211, Geneva, Switzerland. pirrotta@zoo.unige.ch

Abstract

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.

PMID:
12297039
DOI:
10.1016/s0092-8674(02)00967-4
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