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Contact: Gina Kirchweger
Salk Institute

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors (2 of 2)

Caption: Top left: Molecular fence posts (shown in green) separate active from inactive chromosomal neighborhoods areas. Top right: RNA polymerase 2 (shown in red) reads genes in active neighborhoods. Bottom left: Intact fences co-localize with areas of gene activity. Areas of overlap show up in yellow. Bottom right: DNA is shown in blue.

Credit: Image: Courtesy of Beverly Emerson, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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