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Mitosis Does its Packing in Layers

News   Jan 14, 2019 | Original Story from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

 
Mitosis Does its Packing in Layers

The scheme on the left shows the perpendicular orientation of the chromatin layers within the mitotic chromosomes. The scheme on the right represents the organization of the nucleosomes in two adjacent layers, and the distances obtained in the cryotomograms (in blue) and in the X-ray scattering experiments (in red). Credit: J.R.Daban.

 
 
 

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