Transcriptional Memory: Staying in the Loop

Jason H. Brickner*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Actively transcribed genes are organized into loops in which the 5′ and 3′ ends of the gene physically associate. Two new papers show that gene looping can persist after genes are repressed, promoting rapid reactivation of transcription, a phenomenon known as transcriptional memory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R20-R21
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 12 2010

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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