Limited evolutionary conservation of imprinting in the human placenta

Hills, Frank and Apostolidou, S. and Arnaud, Philippe and Monk, David (2006) Limited evolutionary conservation of imprinting in the human placenta. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103 (17). pp. 6623-6628. ISSN 1091-6490

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Abstract

This study demonstrated that orthologues of imprinted mouse genes are not imprinted in the human placenta. This difference correlates with alterations in histone modification. This study is important for understanding of the evolution of mammalian genomic imprinting.

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Research Areas:School of Science and Technology > Natural Sciences
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