Gene silencing and large-scale domain structure of the E. coli genome.

@article{Zarei2013GeneSA,
  title={Gene silencing and large-scale domain structure of the E. coli genome.},
  author={Mina Zarei and Bianca Sclavi and Marco Cosentino Lagomarsino},
  journal={Molecular bioSystems},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          758-67
        }
}
The H-NS chromosome-organizing protein in E. coli can stabilize genomic DNA loops, and form oligomeric structures connected to repression of gene expression. Motivated by the link between chromosome organization, protein binding and gene expression, we analyzed publicly available genomic data sets of various origins, from genome-wide protein binding profiles to evolutionary information, exploring the connections between chromosomal organization, gene-silencing, pseudo-gene localization and… 

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