Estimated chromatin packing in living cells

Value 0.15 µm^3/Mb
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Müller I, Boyle S, Singer RH, Bickmore WA, Chubb JR. Stable morphology, but dynamic internal reorganisation, of interphase human chromosomes in living cells. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 135(7):e11560. p.3 right column 2nd paragraph and p. 4 fig. 2BPubMed ID20644634
Method Researchers developed a labelling strategy for observation of single chromosomes in living interphase nuclei. Value arrived at by dividing chromosome 11 volume 20.3µm^3 by its size 134.5Mb
Comments HT1080 human fibrosarcoma cell line.
Entered by Uri M
ID 105967