Dynamically Coordinates the Myogenesis of Fetal Bovine Tissue by Adjusting Chromatin Accessibility

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NCAPG is a subunit of condensin I that plays a crucial role in chromatin condensation during mitosis. has been demonstrated to be associated with farm animal growth traits. However, its role in regulating myoblast differentiation is still unclear. We used myoblasts derived from fetal bovine tissue as an in vitro model and found that was expressed during myogenic differentiation in the cytoplasm and nucleus. Silencing prolonged the mitosis and impaired the differentiation due to increased myoblast apoptosis. After 1.5 days of differentiation, silencing enhanced muscle-specific gene expression. An assay for transposase-accessible chromatin- high throughput sequencing (ATAC-seq) revealed that silencing altered chromatin accessibility to activating protein 1 (AP-1) and its subunits. Knocking down the expression of the AP-1 subunits fos-related antigen 2 ( or junB proto-oncogene enhanced part of the muscle-specific gene expression. In conclusion, our data provide valuable evidence about 's function in myogenesis, as well as its potential role in gene expression.

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International journal of molecular sciences