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DNA Packaging

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This is a chapter of the larger site "DNA from the beginning". This section discusses the organization of DNA into chromosomes, the role of histone proteins in providing structure to chromatin in the form of nucleosomes and in supercoiling DNA. It then goes on to discuss the formation of chromosome structures from supercoiled DNA and the role of other proteins as scaffolds for the chromosome. The material is taught by explaining the experiments that resulted in our understanding of this... More
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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: December 02, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 02, 2005
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Submitter: Alan Wolf


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, Graduate School
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Technical Requirements: Flash and Quicktime
Language: Icelandic, German, Danish, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, French, English, Spanish
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