The failure to inactivate cis -linked autosomal chromatin is proposed to stem from the absence, low frequency or low affinity of binding sites. The sex chromatin body, now known as the Barr body, is thus the cytological manifestation of the inactive X chromosome. Footnotes Editors: C.
Figure 1. Noncoding RNAs and epigenetic mechanisms during X-chromosome inactivation. These data suggest that female-specific defects related to XCI, rather than to the cell differentiation process. Figure 7. Dev Cell. The X chromosome in immune functions: when a chromosome makes the difference.
Polycomb proteins targeted by a short repeat RNA to the mouse X chromosome. In contrast, recessive diseases require that the individual have two copies of the mutant allele. Genes Dev.
Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Skewing X chromosome choice by modulating sense transcription across the Xist locus. A key question is whether our observations reflect the situation at the onset of inactivation during early embryogenesis.
On the other hand, if it is 1. Dev Cell 10 : — Figure 6. Similarly, the 5C method has been applied to study the regulatory landscape of the Xic during the onset of X inactivation demonstrating that Xist and Tsix lie within separate topological domains Nora et al.
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