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Developmental genetics

Developmental genetics

The group of Prof. Dr. A. Winterpacht is studying the basic mechanisms of male germ cell development and defects in their differentiation. The focus is on epigenetic control of differentiation processes, transposon control, and the investigation of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.


  • Spermatogenesis – Analysis on the single cell level
  • The epigenetic reader PHF13 (SPOC1)
  • Epigenetic information in sperm

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