Capturing the dynamic epigenome
1 Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
2 Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Genome Biology 2010, 11:218 doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-10-218Published: 8 October 2010
Traditional methods for epigenomic analysis provide a static picture of chromatin, which is actually a highly dynamic assemblage. Recent approaches have allowed direct measurements of chromatin dynamics, providing deeper insights into processes such as transcription, DNA replication and epigenetic inheritance.