Epigenetics. Restricted epigenetic inheritance of H3K9 methylation.

Audergon P.N., Catania S., Kagansky A., Tong P., Shukla M., Pidoux A.L., Allshire R.C.

Science (2015) 348: 132-5. doi: 10.1126/science.1260638

This paper shows that H3K9 methylation is a heritable epigenetic mark whose transmission is usually countered by its active removal, which prevents the unauthorised inheritance of heterochromatin.

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