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DNA in a nucleosome

PDB ID: 1AOI

DNA is packaged inside the nucleus in nucleosomes. This structure shows a long piece of DNA wrapped around histone proteins to form a nucleosome.

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Length: 146
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dna
Length: 116
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protein
Length: 87
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protein
Length: 116
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protein
Length: 99
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Reference

PDB ID: 1AOI , Pubmed

Crystal structure of the nucleosome core particle at 2.8 A resolution.

Luger, K., Mader, A.W., Richmond, R.K., Sargent, D.F., Richmond, T.J.

Journal: (1997) Nature 389: 251-260


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