histone arginine methylation


a: Histone arginine methylation ~
b: a dimmer switch for gene activation


"Professor Knox has some early data to show that one epigenetic process called “histone arginine methylation” is involved in switching on the interleukin 8 gene. Histone arginine methylation is like a dimmer switch for gene activation. Different levels and positions of histone arginine methylation ‘fine tune' how active a gene is."

Writer: Alan Knox
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 1 2015 3:00 PM

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