Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is caused by loss of paternally expressed genes at an imprinted locus on chromosome 15, including the long noncoding RNA IPW. A new study identifies a critical role for IPW in modulating the expression of maternally expressed genes in trans, which has important implications for the understanding of imprinted gene networks.
|Number of pages||3|
|Early online date||28 May 2014|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2014|