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DNA wrapped around proteins

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A schematic representation of how DNA (red) is wrapped around proteins (blue).
Keywords:
schematic representation,histone,chromatin,proteins,dna
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15680. Transcription
A schematic representation of the process of transcription, where a messenger RNA (yellow) is made from DNA (red).
16627. Animation 29: DNA is packaged in a chromosome.
Roger Kornberg explains his work with Aaron Klug on histones, which bind DNA to form chromatin.
15483. DNA packaging, 3D animation with basic narration
DNA packaging, 3D animation with basic narration
15484. DNA packaging, 3D animation with sound effects only
DNA packaging, 3D animation with sound effects only
16638. Gallery 29: Chromosome with histone stripped
Electron micrograph of the DNA and the protein scaffold left over from one chromosome (insert) with all the histone stripped out.
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
15482. DNA packaging, 3D animation with advanced narration and labels
DNA packaging, 3D animation with advanced narration and labels.
15685. Translation
A schematic represenation of the process of translation, where a protein (red) is made from mRNA (yellow).
15637. Restriction enzyme cutting DNA
A representation of a restriction enzyme cutting DNA.
16626. Concept 29: DNA is packaged in a chromosome.
Each chromosome is a package for one very long, continuous strand of DNA.
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