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Flashcards in Euchromatin vs. Heterochromatin Deck (3)
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Heterochromatin

more condensed; histone hypoacetylation/ histone h3 lysine-9 methylated

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Eurochromatin

less condensed; histone hyperacetylation/ histone h3 lysine 4 is methylated

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How does acetylation effect transcription?

acetylation negates positive charges opening up DNA

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