Canonical nucleosome length

Value 147 bp
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Field Y. et al., Distinct modes of regulation by chromatin encoded through nucleosome positioning signals. PLoS Comput Biol. 2008 Nov4(11):e1000216. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000216. p.2 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID18989395
Method "To obtain a single molecule map of yeast nucleosomes, [researchers] isolated mononucleosomes from eight independent biological replicates and fully sequenced ~503,000 of the nucleosome DNAs, using a parallel sequencing technology whose sequence reads are ~200 bp long."
Comments "...the canonical 147 bp nucleosome..."
Entered by Uri M
ID 102979