About the Authors

Julia Arand, Tommy Karius, Jörn Walter
Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Genetics/Epigenetics, University of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany

David Spieler, Verena Wolf
Department of Computer Science, University of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany

Miguel R. Branco
Epigenetics Programme, Babraham Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Miguel R. Branco
Centre for Trophoblast Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Daniela Meilinger, Heinrich Leonhardt
Department of Biology II, LMU München, Biozentrum Martinsried, Martinsried, Germany

Alexander Meissner
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Thomas Jenuwein
MPI for Immunology and Epigenetics, Freiburg, Germany

Guoliang Xu
Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

Corresponding Author

j.walter@mx.uni-saarland.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW VW. Performed the experiments: JA DS TK. Analyzed the data: JA DS MRB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM GX TJ HL DM. Wrote the paper: JA JW VW.