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Research Article

Epigenetic Patterns Maintained in Early Caenorhabditis elegans Embryos Can Be Established by Gene Activity in the Parental Germ Cells

  • Jackelyn K. Arico,

    Affiliations: Biology Department, Rollins Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Graduate Program in Biochemistry and Cell and Developmental Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • David J. Katz,

    Affiliation: Biology Department, Rollins Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Johan van der Vlag,

    Affiliation: Nephrology Research Laboratory, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Department of Nephrology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • William G. Kelly mail

    bkelly@biology.emory.edu

    Affiliation: Biology Department, Rollins Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: June 09, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001391

About the Authors

Jackelyn K. Arico, David J. Katz, William G. Kelly
Biology Department, Rollins Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Jackelyn K. Arico
Graduate Program in Biochemistry and Cell and Developmental Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Johan van der Vlag
Nephrology Research Laboratory, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Department of Nephrology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: bkelly@biology.emory.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JKA WGK. Performed the experiments: JKA. Analyzed the data: WGK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JvdV. Wrote the paper: JKA WGK. Observed histone modification in spermatids: DJK.