Gene Silencing in Drosophila

  • S. Henikoff
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 197)


“After such a survey one could readily come to the conclusion that the basis of the phenomenon is much too complex for profitable continuation of its investigation at this time”. [W.K. Baker (1968), in a review entitled “Position-effect variegation.”]


Position Effect Heterochromatin Formation Pericentric Heterochromatin White Gene Position Effect Variegation 
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  • S. Henikoff
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  1. 1.Howard Hughes Medical InstituteFred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterSeattleUSA

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