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Research Article

Continuous Requirement for the Clr4 Complex But Not RNAi for Centromeric Heterochromatin Assembly in Fission Yeast Harboring a Disrupted RITS Complex

  • Sreenath Shanker equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sreenath Shanker, Godwin Job

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Godwin Job equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sreenath Shanker, Godwin Job

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Olivia L. George,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Kevin M. Creamer,

    Affiliation: Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Alaa Shaban,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Janet F. Partridge mail

    janet.partridge@stjude.org

    Affiliations: Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: October 28, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001174

About the Authors

Sreenath Shanker, Godwin Job, Olivia L. George, Alaa Shaban, Janet F. Partridge
Department of Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Kevin M. Creamer, Janet F. Partridge
Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: janet.partridge@stjude.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS GJ JFP. Performed the experiments: SS GJ OLG KMC AS. Analyzed the data: SS GJ OLG KMC AS JFP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KMC JFP. Wrote the paper: SS JFP.