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Imprinting: silently crossing the boundary

Jo Peters

Author Affiliations

Mammalian Genetics Unit, Medical Research Council, Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0RD, UK

Genome Biology 2000, 1:reviews1028-reviews1028.4  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-5-reviews1028

Published: 10 November 2000

Abstract

Recent studies have identified silencers as control elements that may interact with enhancers to regulate the expression of imprinted genes.