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Fig. 8 | Epigenetics & Chromatin

Fig. 8

From: DNA methylation is maintained with high fidelity in the honey bee germline and exhibits global non-functional fluctuations during somatic development

Fig. 8

Schematic illustration of gene body methylation dynamics in honey bee somatic and germ cells. In germ cells, gene body CG methylation is highly maintained especially in upstream genic regions. In somatic cells, CG methylation is commonly fluctuated at individual CG sites but very rarely at the level of full exons or complete genes. Blue boxes represent exons; black lines represent intronic or intergenic sequences; and red and gray ‘lollipops’ represent methylated and unmethylated CG sites, respectively

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