How it all begins… Starting transcription for the first time

Maria Elena Torres-Padilla and Ane Iturbide discuss the results of three studies implicating DUX transcription factors in embryonic genome activation, recently published in the journal Nature Genetics.

Their article, and links to the original publications, can be found here

Iturbide A and Torres-Padilla ME. 2017. How it all begins…Starting transcription for the first time, Nature Genetics, doi: 10.1038/ng.3880