CBX1_HUMAN Protein

Name Chromobox protein homolog 1
Description Component of heterochromatin. Recognizes and binds histone H3 tails methylated at 'Lys-9', leading to epigenetic repression. Interaction with lamin B receptor (LBR) can contribute to the association of the heterochromatin with the inner nuclear membrane.
UniProt ID P83916
Gene CBX1