On this day in 1996…

The paper “Tetrahymena Histone Acetyltransferase A: A Homolog to Yeast Gcn5p Linking Histone Acetylation to Gene Activation” by James Brownell, Jianxin Zhou, Tamara Ranalli, Ryuji Kobayashi, Diane Edmondson, Sharon Roth, and C. David Allis was published in Cell. This paper describes the identification for the first time of a specific protein that modifies the structure … Continue reading On this day in 1996…

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Gene Sequence but not Structure? The Costs of Excluding Epigenetics from Genomics

by Shea Robison (@EpigeneticsGuy) (Thanks for stopping by and reading this post. I’ve linked to a number of other resources in this post, so check those out as well. When you’re done, leave a comment and let me—and the others who read this post—know what you think. This post is attracting a lot of attention from … Continue reading Gene Sequence but not Structure? The Costs of Excluding Epigenetics from Genomics