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Homologous DNA Interactions in Interphase: Spatial Organization of Interphase Nucleus

  1. Jennifer C Fung1,
  2. John W Sedat2,
  3. Wallace F Marshall1

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001169

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How to Cite

Fung, J. C., Sedat, J. W. and Marshall, W. F. 2001. Homologous DNA Interactions in Interphase: Spatial Organization of Interphase Nucleus. eLS.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

  2. 2

    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

Interaction between homologous chromosomes is a key organizing force in the interphase nucleus. Establishment of these interactions requires large-scale chromosome movement and provides a model system for studying homologue pairing in meiosis.

Keywords:

  • nuclear organization;
  • chromatin;
  • meiosis;
  • transvection;
  • Drosophila