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Reprogramming the epigenome during germline and seed development

Mark A Johnson and Judith Bender*

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Brown University, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry, 185 Meeting St., Providence, RI 02912, USA

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:232  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-8-232

Published: 24 August 2009

Abstract

Gene silencing by DNA methylation and small RNAs is globally reconfigured during gametogenesis in Arabidopsis, affecting transposon activity, gene regulation and development.