Singular expression of olfactory receptor genes.

  • publication
  • 15-10-2013

Rodriguez I. Cell 2013 Oct;155(2):274-7. S0092-8674(13)01206-3. 10.1016/j.cell.2013.09.032.

Understanding the mechanisms of monogenic and monoallelic transcription of the large repertoire of olfactory receptor genes represents a challenging task. A picture is now emerging in which odorant receptor choice and stabilization involve an escape from silencing followed by the activation of an unconventional feedback loop.

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