Identification of novel Drosophila centromere-associated proteins.

  title={Identification of novel Drosophila centromere-associated proteins.},
  author={Teresa K. Barth and Georg O.M. Schade and Andreas Schmidt and Irene Vetter and Marc Wirth and Patrick Heun and Andreas Walter Thomae and Axel Imhof},
  volume={14 19},
Centromeres are chromosomal regions crucial for correct chromosome segregation during mitosis and meiosis. They are epigenetically defined by centromeric proteins such as the centromere-specific histone H3-variant centromere protein A (CENP-A). In humans, 16 additional proteins have been described to be constitutively associated with centromeres throughout the cell cycle, known as the constitutive centromere-associated network (CCAN). In contrast, only one additional constitutive centromeric… CONTINUE READING
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