Cell division and DNA, Jim Kent
Interviewee: Jim Kent. Cell division and DNA.
When the cell divides it has to make a copy of the chromosome to partition between the two daughter cells, and there's a certain bit, the centromere, that is where sort of things attach to pull the two chromosomes apart into the dividing cells. And that is not a huge fraction of the genome, but that's another bit of it.
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15311. Telomeres and cell death, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about telomeres and cell death.
15312. Banding appears in dyed chromosomes, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about banding appears in dyed chromosomes.
15309. Junk DNA in the human genome, Jim Kent.
Jim Kent talks about junk DNA in the human genome.
15313. A unique cluster of genes, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about a unique cluster of genes.
16121. A farm of computers, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about a farm of computers.
15555. Centromeres highlighted on human chromosomes
An image of centromeres.
15314. Genome assembly, repeats, and reading the genome, Jim Kent
Jim Kent, the author of the assembly program for the public sequence, talks about the difficulties of reassembling small pieces of the genome when there are so many repeat sequences.
15304. Dealing with sequencing data, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about dealing with sequencing data.
15307. The data structure of the human genome: poetry or prose?, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about the data structure of the human genome: poetry or prose?
15308. Transposons and repetitive elements in the human genome, Jim Kent
Jim Kent talks about transposons and repetitive elements in the human genome.