repressor

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an agent that represses

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Lastly, de-regulation of Polycomb complexes has been shown to be the cause of several cancers and developmental disorders emphasizing the importance of understanding Polycomb-mediated gene repression in development and disease.
In addition, methylation of H3K9 (hereafter referred to H3K9me) has a stronger gene repression effect than that of H3K27me [18-20].
Although H3K27me3 is associated with gene repression, a large number of H3K27me3 target genes are tissue-specifically activated during differentiation process, suggesting the dynamic regulation of an epigenetic modification in plants.
On the one hand, DNA hypermethylation of Dnmt3b gene was possibly associated with gene reactivation, chromosomal instabilities, gene repression.