Understanding the Words of Chromatin Regulation

Jiang I. Wu, Julie Lessard, Gerald R. Crabtree

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Recent studies indicate that chromatin regulatory complexes produce biological specificity in the way that letters produce meanings by combinations into words. Combinatorial assembly of chromatin regulatory complexes may be critical for maximizing the information content provided by arrays of histone modifications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-206
Number of pages7
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 23 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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