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Chromosome

How to remove unwanted components from the cell nucleus

Researchers have uncovered how cells remove unwanted components from the nucleus following…

By Mathias Jäger

Science

Atomic model of the entire condensin complex

Understanding chromosome organisation

EMBL scientists and collaborators help reveal the process by which enormous quantities of DNA are folded into…

By Edward Prior

Science

Dancing chromosomes

In human cells, the genetic material is packaged into 23 different DNA molecules, the chromosomes. Each chromosome is present in two copies, one…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Picture of the week

3D reconstruction of parental chromosomes in the mouse embryo

How chromosome structure influences development

EMBL researchers in the Heard group at EMBL Heidelberg explore the interaction between DNA organisation and gene expression in the early…

By Fabian Oswald

Science

Chromothripsis in human cancer

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and EMBL-EBI have carried out the largest analysis across cancer types of the newly discovered mutational…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

Reshaping our DNA

DNA is present in each cell of our body. If all the DNA from one human cell was removed and aligned in a single strand, it would in theory add up to…

By Doreen Feike

Picture of the week

Stripes of colour display gene expression patterns

Transcriptional hubs confer phenotypic robustness

Enhancers in Drosophila embryos gather together to preserve phenotypes under stressful…

By Josh Tapley

Science

Structural biology image of the condensin complex.

Intact chromosomes during cell division

The mystery of how condensin maintains the integrity of the genome during cell…

By Patrick Mueller

Science

Year 2018 standing on library shelf

Most popular articles of the year: 2018

A collection of the most read articles from the EMBL news website in…

By Josh Tapley

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