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Heterochromatic

Heterochromatic

characteristic of heterochromatin.


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The Fiber Disease

... 6*]. In mammals, it is the female which dosage compensates, by silencing most of the genes on one of the two chromosomes via the formation of a heterochromatic Barr body (reviwed in [7, 8]). In this review, we focus on how the cell distinguishes the X from the autosomes as the correct target ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... is piggyBac. The site of integration of the transgene can influence gene expression due to the effects of nearby transcription enhancers or silent heterochromatic regions. Position effects can be minimized by flanking a transgene with insulator elements. The scs/scs' and gypsy insulators from Drosophila ...

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by hartuk
Thu Jun 22, 2006 10:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Genes and chromosomes II

... extracting DNA you'll be extracting every ounce of genomic DNA from the cell. This includes all gene-DNA, exons, introns, flanking regions, all heterochromatic/non-coding/junk DNA from every single chromosome as well as mitochondrial and plasmid DNA contained in the cells that your'e lysing. ...

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by LilKim
Tue May 16, 2006 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Genes and chromosomes II
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