In a three-part seminar, Jeannie Lee explores the physiological importance of X chromosome inactivation and how it provides a research model to study gene silencing by long non-coding RNAs.

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Part One: X chromosome inactivation — making and breaking the silence

Part Two: X inactivation — making the right choice

Part Three: X inactivation — spreading the silence

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