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Research Article

X Chromosome Reactivation Initiates in Nascent Primordial Germ Cells in Mice

  • Michihiko Sugimoto,

    Affiliation: Technology and Development Team for Mammalian Cellular Dynamics, BioResource Center, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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  • Kuniya Abe mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: abe@rtc.riken.jp

    Affiliation: Technology and Development Team for Mammalian Cellular Dynamics, BioResource Center, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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  • Published: July 27, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030116

About the Authors

Michihiko Sugimoto, Kuniya Abe
Technology and Development Team for Mammalian Cellular Dynamics, BioResource Center, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: abe@rtc.riken.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MS and KA conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. MS performed the experiments and analyzed the data.