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histone lysine demethylation

The modification of a histone by the removal of a methyl group from a lysine residue. [GOC:mah]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background Methylation of residues in histone tails is part of a network that regulates gene expression. JmjC domain containing… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Histone H3 lysine 9 (H3K9) methylation is a crucial epigenetic mark of heterochromatin formation and transcriptional silencing… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The Jumonji C domain is a catalytic motif that mediates histone lysine demethylation. The Jumonji C-containing oxygenase JMJD2A… 
2007
2007
ABSTRACT In mammalian cells, histone lysine demethylation is carried out by two classes of enzymes, the LSD1/BHC110 class and the…