Functional analysis of Drosophila polytene chromosomes decompacted unit: the interband

  title={Functional analysis of Drosophila polytene chromosomes decompacted unit: the interband},
  author={Maria Berkaeva and Sergei A Demakov and Yuri B. Schwartz and Igor Zhimulev},
  journal={Chromosome Research},
Differential compaction of the interphase chromosomes is important for proper functioning of the eukaryotic genome. Such non-uniform compaction is most easily observed in Drosophila salivary gland polytene chromosomes as a reproducible banding pattern. Functional mechanisms underlying the establishment and maintenance of the banding pattern remain unclear but have been hypothesized to involve transcription and chromatin insulators. We tested functional properties of DNA fragments from several… CONTINUE READING
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