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A reader for centromeric chromatin

Nature Cell Biology volume 11, pages 793795 (2009) | Download Citation

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For nucleosome-encoded epigenetic information to be transmitted, an epigenetic mark requires a 'reader' for its physical recognition. CENP-N has now been identified as a reader of the centromere-specifying epigenetic mark that is generated by incorporation of the histone H3 variant CENP-A into centromeric nucleosomes.

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  1. Nikolina Sekulic and Ben E. Black are in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104–6059, USA.  blackbe@mail.med.upenn.edu

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