Breaching the Boundaries that Safeguard against Repression

Vijay K. Tiwari, Stephen B. Baylin

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In a recent issue of Molecular Cell, Witcher and Emerson (2009) demonstrate that CTCF loss of function, via defective steps in poly (ADP-ribosyl)ation, may predispose key genes in cancer cells to addition of abnormal promoter DNA methylation and silencing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-397
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular cell
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 14 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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