Posted by: shrikantmantri | October 9, 2009

The Human Genome in 3-D


DNA molecules appear to form a polymer structure known as a fractal globule, in which segments that are close to each other in the linear sequence are also close in the three-dimensional globule, researchers have found. (Leonid A. Mirny and Maxim Imakaev) (Source: http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/23654/)

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