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A Drosophila model for the role of epigenetics in brain function and development

Roman M Stilling and André Fischer*

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Laboratory for Aging and Cognitive Diseases, European Neuroscience Institute, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

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Genome Biology 2011, 12:103  doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-2-103

Published: 16 February 2011

Abstract

A genetic study in Drosophila gives important insights into the epigenetic control of gene expression implicated in a human mental retardation syndrome.