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Genome under surveillance

Decoding the information stored in DNA requires an intricate balance between processes that turn gene expression on or off. A protein that influences the packaging of DNA regulates this balance genome-wide.

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Figure 1: The Isw2 protein represses transcription by altering nucleosome positions.

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