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Mixing genomes alters nuclear architecture

High-throughput chromosome conformation capture studies comparing diploid and polyploid cotton varieties revealed evidence for stereotypical changes in chromatin contacts upon polyploidization.

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Fig. 1: Tetraploidization of diploid cottons results in changes of chromosome architecture.

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Lam, E. Mixing genomes alters nuclear architecture. Nature Plants 4, 65–66 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-018-0103-3

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