Nuclear architecture: The cell biology of a laminopathy

Jason H. Brickner*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Lamin mutations cause muscular dystrophies, but the mechanism is unclear. A new study shows that lamin mutant worms display muscle-specific defects linked to altered subnuclear localization of heterochromatin, leading to altered gene expression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R807-R809
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 11 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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