Length of DNA section where nucleosome occurs

Range 157-240 bp
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Davey CA, Sargent DF, Luger K, Maeder AW, Richmond TJ. Solvent mediated interactions in the structure of the nucleosome core particle at 1.9 a resolution. J Mol Biol. 2002 Jun 21 319(5):1097-113.PubMed ID12079350
Comments The nucleosome is the fundamental repeating unit of chromatin occurring generally every 157–240 bp.
Entered by Uri M
ID 103084