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Table 4 Genes displaying sexually dimorphic expression and exhibiting a role in epigenetic processes

From: Sexually dimorphic characteristics of the small intestine and colon of prepubescent C57BL/6 mice

Symbol FC-SI FC-Colon Description Chr Epigenetic activity
Mbd1 −1.13 −1.03 Methyl-CpG-binding domain protein 1 18 Binding to methylated DNA
Phf20 1.02 −1.14 PHD finger protein 20 2 Histone acetylation
Uty −48.21 −44.48 Ubiqu. transcribed tetratricopeptide repeat gene, Y chr Y Histone demethylation
Kdm5d −15.67 −21.58 Lysine (K)-specific demethylase 5D Y Histone demethylation
Kdm6a 1.59 1.57 Lysine (K)-specific demethylase 6A X Histone demethylation
Kdm5c 1.32 1.28 Lysine (K)-specific demethylase 5C X Histone demethylation
Bcorl1 1.15 1.04 BCL6 co-repressor-like 1 X Associates with HDAC activity
Hdac11 1.14 −1.11 Histone deacetylase 11 6 Histone deacetylation
Piwil4 1.17 −1.03 Piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4 9 Histone methylation
  1. Significant ♂-dominant expression; significant ♀-dominant expression.