Compaction of DNA as result of superhelix wrap around nucleosomes

Range 5-10 Fold
Organism Eukaryotes
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Primary Source Kornberg RD. Chromatin structure: a repeating unit of histones and DNA. Science. 1974 May 24 184(139):868-71.PubMed ID4825889
Entered by Uri M
ID 103086