In Paramecium, developmentally programmed genome rearrangements can be altered by the presence of homologous sequences within the maternal somatic nucleus. Newly identified RNA-binding proteins appear to mediate the transfer of homologous sequence information from the maternal to the developing somatic nucleus, facilitating epigenetic regulation of this large-scale genome reorganization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R827-R829
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 25 2005


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