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Gypsy at the periphery

Jonathan Weitzman

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Genome Biology 2000, 1:spotlight-20001207-01  doi:10.1186/gb-spotlight-20001207-01

Published: 7 December 2000

An elegant series of experiments suggests that the Drosophila gypsy insulator element functions by imposing chromosomal organisation at the nuclear periphery.