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Roger Kornberg, 1974

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A chromosome is a package for DNA.
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roger kornberg
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The Kornberg family, Stockholm, 1959. (L-R) Roger, Kenneth, Sylvy, Arthur, Thomas.
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Early experiences with science.
16641. Video 29: Roger Kornberg, clip 3
Packing ratio of DNA.
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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
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Hierarchy of levels of chromatin condensation.
16642. Video 29: Roger Kornberg, clip 4
Mechanism of condensation -- accordion vs. ball of yarn.
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Mechanism of regulation for prokaryotes vs. eukaryotes.
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In 1974, Roger Kornberg worked out the importance of histones to chromatin structure.
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