Development: Chipping away at developmental networks


gene bodies. The authors suggest a model for this differential DNA methylation pattern on the two copies of the X chromosome. They propose that inactive, untranscribed regions, such as the Xi and intergenic regions, are more likely to undergo loss of methylation, resulting in higher methylation levels remaining at gene bodies on the Xa. Whether this is the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrg2077