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The 40th International Asilomar Chromatin, Chromosomes and Epigenetics Conference was held in the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Groove California, USA on December 6Th-9th 2018. The organizing committee consisted of established scientists in the fields of chromatin and epigenetics: Sally Pasion and Michael Goldman from the Biology Department, San Francisco State University, CA, USA, Philippe Georgel from the Department of Biological Sciences, Marshal University, WV, USA, Juan Ausió from the Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada and Christopher Eskiw from the Department of Biochemistry, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada. The meeting had two keynote speakers: Jessica Tyler and Jennifer Mitchell and it covered topics on transcription, replication and repair, epigenetics, cell differentiation and disease, telomeres and centromeres and it had two sessions devoted to nuclear and genomic organization. It encompassed the enthusiastic presentations of excellent trainees within the breathtaking natural setting of Pacific Grove.
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Name: Biochemistry and cell biology = Biochimie et biologie cellulaire
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Nitrogen mustard analog of quinacrine used primarily as a stain in the studies of chromosomes and chromatin. Fluoresces by reaction with nucleic acids in chromosomes.
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A system of physical units in which the fundamental quantities are length, time, mass, electric current, temperature, luminous intensity, and amount of substance, and the corresponding units are the meter, second, kilogram, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole. The system has been given official status and recommended for universal use by the General Conference on Weights and Measures.
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