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Islands of retroelements are major components of Drosophila centromeres

Authors: Chang, Ching-Ho and Chavan, Ankita and Palladino, Jason and Wei, Xiaolu and Martins, Nuno M. C. and Santinello, Bryce and Chen, Chin-Chi and Erceg, Jelena and Beliveau, Brian J. and Wu, Chao-Ting and Larracuente, Amanda M. and Mellone, Barbara G.

Long-read sequencing, CENP-A ChIP, and chromatin fiber imaging reveal the composition and organization of Drosophila melanogaster centromeres, which have long remained elusive despite the high quality of this species’ genome. assembly.

Journal: PLoS biology
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000241
Year: 2019

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