Making good neighbors: The right fence for the right job

Paul Schedl, James R. Broach

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Function analysis of 'insulators' has led to the idea that they comprise two separable and mechanistically distinct insulating activities - one blocking enhancer cross-talk and the other barring heterochromatin spreading. However, results from two recent studies have blurred this mechanistic distinction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-243
Number of pages3
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics
  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry


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