Arthur Kornberg, 1970s.
Roger Kornberg, 1980s.
A chromosome is a package for DNA.
The Kornberg family, Stockholm, 1959. (L-R) Roger, Kenneth, Sylvy, Arthur, Thomas.
Early experiences with science.
Packing ratio of DNA.
DNA is coiled around proteins and packaged as chromatin within the nucleus of cells. Aaron Klug and Roger Kornberg figured out the structure of chromatin. It has been proposed that the coiling (or rather uncoiling) of DNA is a way of controlling the pro
Roy Britten, 1970s.
Hierarchy of levels of chromatin condensation.
Mechanism of condensation -- accordion vs. ball of yarn.