Stress signaling etches heritable marks on chromatin

Haruhiko Siomi, Mikiko C. Siomi

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Transgenerational inheritance of epigenetic states allows organisms to pass on adaptive responses to the environment to their offspring. Seong et al. (2011) now reveal how stress-induced signaling through dATF-2 disrupts heterochromatin and leaves heritable marks that influence patterns of gene expression in subsequent generations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1005-1007
Number of pages3
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun 24

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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