Histone Acetylation: Long-range Patterns in the Genome
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Bresnick, E. H., Im, H. and Johnson, K. D. 2006. Histone Acetylation: Long-range Patterns in the Genome. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Modification of core histones by acetylation establishes a chromatin environment permissive for gene expression. Complex patterns of acetylation spanning many kilobases have been identified at certain loci. However, little is known about the regulation and functional consequences of these broad domains of acetylation.