Jiameng Huang

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The locus control region (LCR) of the human red and green visual pigment genes is critical for the formation of functional red and green cones in the retina. A 37-bp core of the LCR is perfectly conserved among mammals and binds specific retinal nuclear proteins. Here, we employed a yeast one-hybrid screen of an adult retinal cDNA library to clone and(More)
PURPOSE Changes in retinal photopigments represent a fundamental step in the evolution of visual systems, in that addition of new pigment types or alterations in the spectral absorption properties of existing pigments modify visual capacities and thus open new visual worlds. To provide a tool that would allow direct examination of the changes caused by the(More)
The enhancer of zeste 2 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit (EZH2) histone methyltransferase is the catalytic subunit of polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2), which is important for epigenetic regulation. EZH2 is highly expressed in various types of tumors, and its high-level expression promotes the progression and invasion of certain tumors. However, the(More)
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