Chromatin and Epigenetics

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Dr. Vladimir B. Teif
School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom.

Dr. Andrey Cherstvy
Institute for Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, 14476 Potsdam-Golm, Germany

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Recent advances in high-throughput sequencing experiments and their theoretical descriptions have determined fast dynamics of the "chromatin and epigenetics" field, with new concepts appearing and disappearing at high rate. This field includes but is not limited to the study of DNA-protein-RNA interactions, chromatin packing at different scales, regulation of gene expression and protein trafficking in the cell nucleus, binding site search in the crowded chromatin environment and modulation of physical interactions by covalent chemical modifications of the binding partners. The current special issue does not pretend for the full coverage of the field, but it aims to capture its dynamism and provide a snapshot of the most recent concepts and approaches. Eighteen open-access articles comprising this issue provide a delicate balance between current theoretical and experimental biophysical approaches to study chromatin and understand epigenetic regulation, allowing free flow of new ideas and preliminary results.

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Vladimir B. Teif, Andrey G. Cherstvy
AIMS Biophysics, 2016, 3(1): 88-98. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2016.1.88
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Klemen Bohinc, Leo Lue
AIMS Biophysics, 2016, 3(1): 75-87. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2016.1.75
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Michael J. Hamilton, Matthew D. Young, Silvia Sauer, Ernest Martinez
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 794-809. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.794
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Delores J. Grant, Leighcraft A. Shakes, Hope M. Wolf, Derek C. Norford, Pradeep K. Chatterjee
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 773-793. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.773
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Missag Hagop Parseghian
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 724-772. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.724
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Tomohiro Yanao, Sosuke Sano, Kenichi Yoshikawa
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 666-694. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.666
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Davood Norouzi, Ataur Katebi, Feng Cui, Victor B. Zhurkin
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 613-629. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.613
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Andrea Bianchi, Chiara Lanzuolo
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 585-612. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.585
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Anuroop Venkateswaran Venkatasubramani, Katy McLaughlin, Giovanny Rodriguez Blanco, Vladimir Larionov, Alexander Kagansky
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 570-584. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.570
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Qiao Yi Chen, Max Costa, Hong Sun
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 555-569. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.555
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Yuri M. Moshkin
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 531-554. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.531
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Bertrand R. Caré, Pierre-Emmanuel Emeriau, Ruggero Cortini, Jean-Marc Victor
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 517-530. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.517
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Alexander P. Moscalets, Leonid I. Nazarov, Mikhail V. Tamm
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 503-516. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.503
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Théo Lebeaupin, Hafida Sellou, Gyula Timinszky, and Sébastien Huet
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 458-475. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.458
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Ekaterina Bereznyak, Natalia Gladkovskaya, Evgeniy Dukhopelnykov, Anastasiya Gerus, Anastasiya Lantushenko, Maxim Evstigneev
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 423-440. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.423
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Mauro Mandrioli, Gian Carlo Manicardi
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 412-422. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.412
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Raghvendra P. Singh, Guillaume Brysbaert, Marc F. Lensink, Fabrizio Cleri, Ralf Blossey
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(4): 398-411. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.4.398
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Thomas Schubert, Gernot Längst
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(3): 370-380. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.3.370
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Edward N Trifonov
AIMS Biophysics, 2015, 2(3): 274-283. doi: 10.3934/biophy.2015.3.274
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