chromatin


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Synonyms for chromatin

the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins

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"Chromatin stress refers to disruptions in the way DNA is packed within the nucleus of the cell," said corresponding author Dr.
The researchers applied dual-PWS by studying the nanoscale structural and dynamic changes of chromatin in eukaryotic cells in vitro.
Sperm DNA integrity can be assayed in methods such as single cell electrophoresis or terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase mediated dUTP nick end labeling (TUNEL) directly (13) and techniques such as sperm chromatin structural assay (SCSA) and chromomycine A3 (CMA3) indirectly.
These tools leverage unique aspects of Arima-HiC data, such as greater coverage uniformity and higher long-range signal-to-noise ratio, for improved chromatin conformation and genome assembly analysis.
5 November 2018 - California, US-based agricultural company S/W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW) has acquired certain assets and assigned contracts of sorghum operator Chromatin, which entered into receivership earlier this year, at a price of USD 26.5m, the company said.
X-rays and microscopy show that the primary level of chromatin organization involves 147 bases of DNA spooling around proteins to form particles approximately 11 nanometers (nm) in diameter called nucleosomes.
Different histone modification can relax or condense chromatin structures differently.
Of particular interest was the observation that reducing levels of a specific chromatin factor (Ep400/Tip60), results in more 2CLCs.
Because sperm head is composed by chromatin (DNA condensed by protamine proteins), the chromatin integrity, the shape sperm head and the sperm head morphometry should be related, and several studies have been published.
first demonstrated the presence of [N.sup.6]-formyllysine residues in several sources of histone proteins to the extent of 0.04-0.1% of all lysines in acid-soluble chromatin proteins (Jiang et al.
Chromatin is a complex of macromolecules found in cells, consisting of DNA, protein, and RNA.
Biochemists, pathologists, and other researchers describe recent investigation into how perturbations of chromatin can result in the pathogenesis of human cancer.
In undamaged cells, Chk1 is associated with chromatin and Chk1 dissociates from chromatin following its phosphorylation in response to DNA damage accompanied by loss of histone H[3.sup.T11] phosphorylation [20, 23].
pRB inhibits E2F transcriptional activity via a direct interaction with E2F; however, pRB also blocks cell cycle progression by repressing the target gene transcription through the recruitment of transcriptional corepressors and/or chromatin remodeling protein factors at promoter regions [9] (Figure 1).