In Silico Modulation of HMGN-1 Binding to Histones and Gene Expression by Interplay of Phosphorylation and O-GlcNAc Modification
Abstract:Utilizing different computational methods; phosphorylation, O-GlcNAc modification and Yin Yang sites are predicted in HMGN-1. Prediction results suggest that interplay of phosphorylation and O-GlcNAc modification regulates binding and removal of HMGN-1 with the nucleosome and its translocation from nucleus to cytoplasm and back to nucleus, consequently modulating gene expression.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 2008
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