Transcription of the histone loci on lampbrush chromosomes of the newt Notophthalmus viridescens

@article{Bromley1987TranscriptionOT,
  title={Transcription of the histone loci on lampbrush chromosomes of the newt Notophthalmus viridescens},
  author={Susan E. Bromley and Joseph G Gall},
  journal={Chromosoma},
  year={1987},
  volume={95},
  pages={396-402}
}
We have investigated transcription of the histone gene cluster on lampbrush chromosomes of the newt Notophthalmus viridescens. Clusters of the five histone genes are separated by long tracts of a DNA repeat called satellite 1. Previous in situ hybridization results demonstrated the presence of histone gene coding regions, intergene spacers, and flanking satellite repeats in giant transcription units on lampbrush chromosomes. These results suggested a model in which transcription initiates at… CONTINUE READING