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- Sullivan, Lori L.; Maloney, Kristin A.; Towers, Aaron J.; Gregory, Simon G.; Sullivan, Beth A.
- Chromosome research 2016 v.24 no.4 pp. 451-466
- satellite DNA, etc ; DNA; Homo sapiens; centromeres; chromosome elimination; gene expression; genes; heterochromatin; histones; humans; hybrids; mutants; nucleosomes; viability; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Centromeres are defined by a specialized chromatin organization that includes nucleosomes that contain the centromeric histone variant centromere protein A (CENP-A) instead of canonical histone H3. Studies in various organisms have shown that centromeric chromatin (i.e., CENP-A chromatin or centrochromatin) exhibits plasticity, in that it can assemble on different types of DNA sequences. However, ...
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