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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Biology, researchers from Japan report on their study examining the boundaries of heterochromatic regions in yeast, particularly focusing on HMR, HML, and telomere regions. Using fluorescently labeled proteins to track gene expression changes that occur over generations of a single cell, they found that epigenetic gene expression is reversible and is regulated by the histone acetylation state.

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