Powerful Sequencing Technology Decodes DNA Folding Pattern, Ludwig Institute For Cancer Research (LICR) Study
Published: Apr 12, 2012
Chromosomes are strands of DNA that contain the blueprint of all living organisms. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes that instruct how genes are regulated during development of the human body. While scientists have developed an understanding of the one-dimensional structure of DNA, until now, little was known about how different parts of DNA are folded next to each other inside the nucleus.