X-Inactivation: Xist RNA Uses Chromosome Contacts to Coat the X
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Leung, Karen N.
- Publisher: Elsevier BV
Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | Article
The mechanisms by which Xist RNA associates with the X chromosome to
mediate alterations in chromatin structure remain mysterious. Recent genome-wide
Xist RNA distribution studies suggest that this long noncoding RNA uses
3-dimensional chromosome contacts to mo...