A mechanical basis for chromosome function

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Authors

  • N Kleckner
  • D Zickler
  • J Dekker
  • R Padmore
  • J Henle
  • J Hutchinson

Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

We propose that chromosome function is governed by internal mechanical forces generated by programmed tendencies for expansion of the DNA/chromatin fiber against constraining features.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12592-12597
Number of pages6
JournalNational Academy of Sciences. Proceedings
Volume101
Early online date16 Aug 2004
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2004