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Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1999 Jun;11(3):307-11.

Large-scale chromatin structure and function.

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Department of Cell and Structural Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B107 CLSL, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA. asbel@uiuc.edu

Abstract

Recent results in living cells have now established the existence of levels of chromatin folding above the 30 nm fiber within interphase chromosomes. We discuss the potential functional impact of this large-scale chromatin organization, including its possible role in regulating gene expression.

PMID:
10395564
DOI:
10.1016/S0955-0674(99)80041-6
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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