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A New Role for Cohesin Protein in Tumors and Rare Diseases?

News   Jun 19, 2019 | Original story from the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

 
A New Role for Cohesin Protein in Tumors and Rare Diseases?

Two mouse embryonic stem cells in which two Polycomb regions from different chromosomes (HoxC, green; HoxD, red) appear next to each other (arrows). Cohesin-SA2 promotes this type of contacts between distant Polycomb regions, while cohesin-SA1 does the opposite. Credit: Molecular Cytogenetics Unit. CNIO.

 
 
 

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