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Research Article

Yeast Silent Mating Type Loci Form Heterochromatic Clusters through Silencer Protein-Dependent Long-Range Interactions

  • Adriana Miele,

    Affiliations: Program in Gene Function and Expression, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Kerstin Bystricky mail,

    kerstin@biotoul.fr (KB); Job.Dekker@umassmed.edu (JD)

    Affiliations: Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire Eucaryote (LBME), University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, UMR5099, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, IFR109, Toulouse, France

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  • Job Dekker mail

    kerstin@biotoul.fr (KB); Job.Dekker@umassmed.edu (JD)

    Affiliations: Program in Gene Function and Expression, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: May 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000478

About the Authors

Adriana Miele, Job Dekker
Program in Gene Function and Expression, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Adriana Miele, Job Dekker
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Kerstin Bystricky
Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire Eucaryote (LBME), University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Kerstin Bystricky
UMR5099, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, IFR109, Toulouse, France

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AM KB JD. Performed the experiments: AM KB. Analyzed the data: AM KB JD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM KB JD. Wrote the paper: AM KB JD.