Reading the Centromere Epigenetic Mark. Academic Article uri icon


  • Centromeres epitomize the central problem of propagating non-DNA sequence-based information across generations. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Hori et al. (2017) and French et al. (2017) show that the centromere-associated protein KNL-2/M18BP1 reads the centromere epigenetic code to maintain centromere identity.

publication date

  • July 24, 2017