Dosage compensation and chromatin structure in Drosophila.

@article{Bashaw1996DosageCA,
  title={Dosage compensation and chromatin structure in Drosophila.},
  author={Greg J Bashaw and Bruce S. Baker},
  journal={Current opinion in genetics & development},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={496-501}
}
The past year has brought significant advances in our understanding of the male-specific lethal (msl genes and dosage compensation in Drosophila. The molecular characterization of the msl-2 gene has, to a great extent, solved the question of how msl-mediated dosage compensation is restricted to males. Molecular analyses of the msl genes have substantiated the proposal that the MSL proteins function as a multimeric complex to mediate dosage compensation. The finding that MSL-2 protein has a RING… CONTINUE READING

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