Arabidopsis DDM1 deposits H2A.W on transposable elements (video) GMI - Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Arabidopsis chromatin remodeller DDM1 (Decreased DNA Methylation I) silences transposons by binding and depositing the histone variant H2A.W, locking the Transposable Elements in tightly packed chromatin. Credit Copyright: FloorFour/GMI Usage Restrictions The video may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.