A positive spin on the centromere. Journal Article uri icon



  • The properties of centromeric nucleosomes have been the subject of considerable debate and controversy. Furuyama and Henikoff (2009) now provide surprising evidence that centromeric nucleosomes wrap DNA in an orientation that is opposite to that of canonical nucleosomes.

publication date

  • July 10, 2009

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  • Dechassa ML; D'Arcy S; Luger K

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