Image of the Day: Chromatin Forest
Image of the Day: Chromatin Forest
The DNA-protein complex has branches that fold back on themselves.
Image of the Day: Chromatin Forest
Image of the Day: Chromatin Forest

The DNA-protein complex has branches that fold back on themselves.

The DNA-protein complex has branches that fold back on themselves.

chromatin structure
Imaging Chromatin to Deduce Function from Form
Imaging Chromatin to Deduce Function from Form
Marissa Fessenden | Nov 30, 2018
Researchers describe their tools for probing how the physical shape of the genome affects genes’ function.
New Techniques Detail Embryos’ First Hours and Days
New Techniques Detail Embryos’ First Hours and Days
Jef Akst | Nov 30, 2017
New technologies reveal the dynamic changes in mouse and human embryos during the first week after fertilization.
Infographic: How Embryos Take Control of Their Own Development
Infographic: How Embryos Take Control of Their Own Development
Jef Akst | Nov 30, 2017
The switch from maternal factors involves dynamic reprogramming of the zygotic genome.
Study: DNA Folding Patterns Revealed
Study: DNA Folding Patterns Revealed
Aggie Mika | Jul 28, 2017
Recent data suggest that instead of folding into rigid higher-order structures, chromatin is malleable and diverse.
Methylation Maestro
Methylation Maestro
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 31, 2016
After initially discovering that DNA methylation represses transcription, Howard Cedar continues to explore how the epigenetic mark regulates gene expression.