Pregnancy-induced chromatin remodeling in the breast of postmenopausal women

International Journal of Cancer, 05/03/2012

The authors concluded that the differentiation process induced by pregnancy is centered in chromatin remodeling and in the mRNA processing reactome, both of which emerge as important regulatory pathways. These are indicative of a safeguard step that maintains the fidelity of the transcription process, becoming the ultimate mechanism mediating the protection of the breast conferred by full–term pregnancy.

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