Chromatin digested by nuclease
Photo of chromatin digested by nuclease, from Hewish and Burgoyne's 1973 experiment.
hewish, burgoyne, chromatin, nuclease, 1973
- ID: 16635
- Source: DNALC.DNAFTB
16633. Gallery 29: Dean Hewish, 1973
Dean Hewish, 1973.
16634. Gallery 29: Leigh Burgoyne, 1973
Leigh Burgoyne, 1973.
16627. DNA is packaged in a chromosome.
DNAFTB Animation 29: Roger Kornberg explains his work with Aaron Klug on histones, which bind DNA to form chromatin.
16555. Gallery 25: Howard Temin, 1973
Howard Temin in his office at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1973.
15887. DNA packaging
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
16636. Gallery 29: Electron micrograph of chromatin
Electron micrograph of the 10-nm fiber.
16637. Gallery 29: Electron micrograph of chromatin (1)
Electron micrograph of the 30-nm fiber.
10010. "Mendel's Theatre" showing inheritance of hair color, demonstrated by Leon Fradley Whitney
"Mendel's Theatre" showing inheritance of hair color, demonstrated by Leon Fradley Whitney
16640. Video 29: Roger Kornberg, clip 2
Hierarchy of levels of chromatin condensation.
15688. DNA wrapped around proteins
A schematic representation of how DNA (red) is wrapped around proteins (blue).