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Roger Kornberg, clip 2

Dr. Kornberg is a Professor of Structural Biology at Stanford University's school of medicine. He did pioneer work on chromatin structure, and is now working on gene regulation and control.
roger kornberg, hierarchy, structural biology, gene regulation, condensation, medicine, nucleosome, helices, histones, helical
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