Equilibrium constant for unwrapping of DNA near end of nucleosome

Range 0.01-0.1 kcal/mol
Organism Generic
Reference Garcia HG, Grayson P, Han L, Inamdar M, Kondev J, Nelson PC, Phillips R, Widom J, Wiggins PA. Biological consequences of tightly bent DNA: the other life of a macromolecular celebrity. Biopolymers. 2007 Feb 585(2):115-30.PubMed ID17103419
Comments Value indicates that near end of nucleosome DNA unwraps 1-10 percent of the time. Unwrapping rate=~accessibility to DNA binding factors
Entered by Uri M
ID 103144