To establish and maintain specific cell types during development and differentiation within an organism, a specific set of genes is active in each cell type, while other genes are silenced. Iris Hövel studies the mechanisms that regulate the silencing of genes in two plants, maize and Arabidopsis thaliana.
I. Hövel: Novel Insights Into Gene Silencing Mechanisms in Zea Mays and Arabidopsis Thaliana.
Prof. W.J. Stiekema
Dr M.E. Stam
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