A Peking University-led team shares details on its antibody-independent chromatin interaction mapping method, known as open chromatin enrichment and network Hi-C (OCEAN-C). The approach combines in situ Hi-C assay and FAIRE-seq methods, the researchers explain, using active cis-regulatory element patterns to flag open chromatin interactions.

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