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Genomic distribution of H3K9me2 and DNA methylation in a maize genome

West, Patrick T.; Li, Qing; Ji, Lexiang; Eichten, Steven R.; Song, Jawon; Vaughn, Matthew W.; Schmitz, Robert J.; Springer, Nathan M.

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DNA methylation and dimethylation of lysine 9 of histone H3 (H3K9me2) are two chromatin modifications that can be associated with gene expression or recombination rate. The maize genome provides a complex landscape of interspersed genes and transposons. The genome-wide distribution of DNA methylation and H3K9me2 were investigated in seedling tissue for the maize inbred B73 and compared to patterns of these modifications observed in Arabidopsis thaliana. Most maize transposons are highly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-08-14
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15915
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105267

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