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Epigenetics & Chromatin: Interactions and processes

To mark the 2013 BioMed Central Epigenetics & Chromatin: Interactions and processes conference,Epigenetics & Chromatin has launched a new thematic series of publications aimed to discuss how the dynamic processes of epigenetic and chromatin components come together to regulate cellular processes. The series will include original research, review, comment and opinion pieces, and we welcome further research submissions on these topics. Please submit your manuscript through our website and indicate in your covering letter that you would like it to be considered for the series, or alternatively, send a pre-submission enquiry to

Frank Grosveld, Dr Steven Henikoff

  1. DNA replication is a highly conserved process that accurately copies the genetic information from one generation to the next. The processes of chromatin disassembly and reassembly during DNA replication also h...

    Authors: Varija N Budhavarapu, Myrriah Chavez and Jessica K Tyler
    Citation: Epigenetics & Chromatin 2013 6:32
  2. The packaging of eukaryotic DNA into nucleosomal arrays permits cells to tightly regulate and fine-tune gene expression. The ordered disassembly and reassembly of these nucleosomes allows RNA polymerase II (RN...

    Authors: Swaminathan Venkatesh, Jerry L Workman and Michaela Smolle
    Citation: Epigenetics & Chromatin 2013 6:16
  3. Mitosis is accompanied by dramatic changes in chromatin organization and nuclear architecture. Transcription halts globally and most sequence-specific transcription factors and co-factors are ejected from mito...

    Authors: Stephan Kadauke and Gerd A Blobel
    Citation: Epigenetics & Chromatin 2013 6:6
  4. On 11 to 13 March 2013, BioMed Central will be hosting its inaugural conference, Epigenetics & Chromatin: Interactions and Processes, at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Epigenetics & Chromatin has now la...

    Authors: Steven Henikoff and Frank Grosveld
    Citation: Epigenetics & Chromatin 2013 6:2