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  • From One Genome, Many Types of Cells. But How?
    New York Times, February 23, 2009
    Provides a nice introduction to how cell fate and determination are influenced by chromatin and epigenetics. Includes excellent graphics to help explain key concepts.

  • Studies find elusive key to cell fate in embryo
    New York Times, April 25, 2006
    Easy to read article which highlights the importance of chromatin and histone modifications to cell development and differentiation.

  • Nature special podcast on stem cells
    June 29, 2006
    Includes brief discussion of role of chromatin modifications and gene regulation to the pluripotent state of stem cells at 18 min of the podcast.





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