Special Issue "Polycomb and Trithorax Group of Proteins in Development and Disease"
A special issue of Epigenomes (ISSN 2075-4655).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2018) | Viewed by 46039
Interests: cancer epigenetics; polycomb; chromatin remodeling; gene silencing; cellular differentiation; RNA modifications
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Special Issue in Epigenomes: Polycomb and Trithorax Group of Proteins in Development and Disease 2.0
Special Issue in Epigenomes: Polycomb Proteins
Epigenomes is now accepting submissions for a Special Issue on biological methylation. The Special Issue is Guest-Edited by Dr. Luciano Di Croce from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona. This Special Issue will include commissioned topical reviews written by leaders in the field. Accepted papers are published online shortly after copy editing. Epigenomes is an open access journal. There are no Article Processing Charges (APCs) for papers submitted in 2017.
Cellular identity and organism development is mediated by two large groups of proteins: The Polycomb group (PcG), which represses transcription, and the Trithorax group (TrxG), which activates transcription. The tight regulation and coordination of both protein families is fundamental to properly coordinate cellular programs that will enable development and differentiation. Deregulation of proteins belonging to PcG or TrxG families leads to a wide spectrum of developmental disorders and diseases, including cancer.
This Special Issue is focused on the function of PcG and TrxG complexes, both in development and disease. We will consider reviews, research, or method manuscripts of exceptional interest on the following topics:
- PcG or TrxG proteins in development of any model organism;
- Role of PcG or TrxG components in disease;
- Role of PcG or TrxG in gene regulation and chromatin architecture.
Dr. Luciano Di Croce
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Epigenomes is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
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