Taking care of Dad's DNA
Waksman Institute and Department of Genetics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.
Genome Biology 2006, 7:244 doi:10.1186/gb-2006-7-12-244Published: 1 December 2006
Inheritance of paternal genetic information requires proper sperm development and DNA packaging. A proteomic analysis of sperm chromatin in Caenorhabditis elegans has identified conserved proteins that are important for the transmission of sperm DNA and for male fertility.