Distance between active origins of replication on DNA

Range ~150 kbp
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Editor: Dr. Robert A. Meyers, Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Dean A. Jackson, The Cell Nucleus: Biogenesis, Structure, and Function, p.9 right column bottom paragraph
Comments In human cells, active origins of DNA replication are about 150 kbp apart, which means that an average chromosome will use approximately 1000 initiation events to complete the synthesis.
Entered by Uri M
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