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Curr Top Dev Biol. 2011;96:57-83. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-385940-2.00003-6.

Sculpting chromatin beyond the double helix: epigenetic control of skeletal myogenesis.

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Laboratory of Muscle Stem Cell and Gene Regulation, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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Satellite cells (SCs) are the main source of adult skeletal muscle stem cells responsible for muscle growth and regeneration. By interpreting extracellular cues, developmental regulators control quiescence, proliferation, and differentiation of SCs by influencing coordinate gene expression. The scope of this review is limited to the description and discussion of protein complexes that introduce and decode heritable histone and chromatin modifications and how these modifications are relevant for SC biology.

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