Arabidopsis HDA6 regulates locus-directed heterochromatin silencing in cooperation with MET1.

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To, Taiko Kim; Kim, Jong-Myong; Matsui, Akihiro; Kurihara, Yukio; Morosawa, Taeko; Ishida, Junko; Tanaka, Maho; Endo, Takaho; Kakutani, Tetsuji; Toyoda, Tetsuro; Kimura, Hiroshi; Yokoyama, Shigeyuki; Shinozaki, Kazuo; Seki, Motoaki;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Genetics,volume 7,issue 4 (issn: 1553-7390, eissn: 1553-7404)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002055, pmc: PMC3084210
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Molecular Cell Biology | Histone modification | Genome Expression Analysis | Transposons | Plant Genomics | Chromatin | Epigenetics | Plant Genetics | QH426-470 | Genetics | Genomics | Plant Science | DNA modification | RNA interference | Gene expression

Heterochromatin silencing is pivotal for genome stability in eukaryotes. In Arabidopsis, a plant-specific mechanism called RNA–directed DNA methylation (RdDM) is involved in heterochromatin silencing. Histone deacetylase HDA6 has been identified as a component of such m... View more
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