Transcriptional memory inherited from donor cells is a developmental defect of bovine cloned embryos

@article{Zhou2020TranscriptionalMI,
  title={Transcriptional memory inherited from donor cells is a developmental defect of bovine cloned embryos},
  author={Chuan Jie Zhou and Jingcheng Zhang and M. Zhang and De-jing Wang and Yi Ma and Yong Sheng Wang and Yizhi Wang and Yuemeng Huang and Yong Zhang},
  journal={The FASEB Journal},
  year={2020},
  volume={34},
  pages={1637 - 1651}
}
Studies on the effects of transcriptional memory on clone reprogramming in mammals are limited. In the present study, we observed higher levels of active histone H3 lysine 4 trimethylation (H3K4me3 and 5‐hydroxymethylcytosine) and repressive (5‐methylcytosine) epigenetic modifications in bovine early cloned embryos than in in vitro fertilized embryos. We hypothesized that aberrant epigenetic modification may result in transcriptional disorders in bovine somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT… 

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