Centromere clustering: Where synapsis begins

Vijayalakshmi V. Subramanian, Andreas Hochwagen

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Centromeres congregate into a large cluster called the chromocenter during Drosophila oogenesis. Two recent studies now define a function and a genetic basis for this remarkable structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R920-R922
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 22 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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