Dean Hewish, 1973.
Leigh Burgoyne, 1973.
DNAFTB Animation 29: Roger Kornberg explains his work with Aaron Klug on histones, which bind DNA to form chromatin.
Howard Temin in his office at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1973.
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
Electron micrograph of the 10-nm fiber.
Electron micrograph of the 30-nm fiber.
"Mendel's Theatre" showing inheritance of hair color, demonstrated by Leon Fradley Whitney
Hierarchy of levels of chromatin condensation.
A schematic representation of how DNA (red) is wrapped around proteins (blue).