Active RNA polymerase II curbs chromatin movement

Hodaya Hochberg-Laufer, Yaron Shav-Tal

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Chromosomes are not very mobile during interphase. In this issue, Nagashima et al. (2019. J. Cell Biol. 201811090) propose that the overall stabilization of genome structure is achieved by loose connections between DNA regions brought about by transcriptionally active RNA polymerases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1427-1428
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cell Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 6 May 2019

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Yaron Shav-Tal is supported by the Israel Science Foundation and the Germany-Israel Foundation.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019 Hochberg-Laufer and Shav-Tal.


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