The general scope and aim of this thesis is to explore the pivotal role of double strand DNA breaks (DSBs) in the meiosis-specific processes of homologous chromosome pairing and meiotic silencing.

J.A. Grootegoed (Anton) , W.M. Baarends (Willy)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Department of Developmental Biology

Carofiglio, F. (2014, November 4). Zooming-in on Chromosomes in Mouse Meiosis : DNA double-strand break repair proteins and meiotic chromosome dynamics. Retrieved from