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Table 2 Comparison of PTMs of histone H4 in Glycine max, A. thaliana and mammals

From: Mass spectrometry analysis of the variants of histone H3 and H4 of soybean and their post-translational modifications

   Modification Sites Functions
   Mammals A. thaliana G. max  
Acetylation K5 + + nd Transcriptional repression
  K8 + + + Transcriptional activation
  K12 + + + Transcriptional activation
  K16 + + nd Transcriptional activation
  K20 nd + nd  
Methylation K20 + nd + Heterochromatin silencing
  1. nd, not detected; +, modification present.