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Accessible DNA and Relative Depletion of H3K9me2 at Maize Loci Undergoing RNA-Directed DNA Methylation

Author:
Gent, Jonathan I., Madzima, Thelma F., Bader, Rechien, Kent, Matthew R., Zhang, Xiaoyu, Stam, Maike, McGinnis, Karen M., Dawe, R. Kelly
Source:
The plant cell 2014 v.26 no.12 pp. 4903-4917
ISSN:
1040-4651
Subject:
DNA, DNA methylation, corn, genome, heterochromatin, loci
Abstract:
Only a small fraction of the maize genome undergoes RNA-directed DNA methylation and, for several characteristics, the chromatin in these areas resembles euchromatin more than heterochromatin.
Agid:
1717994