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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

A condensin protein complex creates a loop in DNA. IMAGE: Cees Dekker Lab TU Delft/Scixel

Loops, loops and loops: how DNA gets organised

Researchers from Delft University and EMBL crack the mystery of condensin’s neat DNA loop…

By Iris Kruijen

Science

Looping the loops: how chromosomes form

EMBL researchers and collaborators unravel how chromosomes…

By Edward Dadswell

Science

Awards & Honours

EMBL scientists regularly receive prestigious awards – meet the latest…

By Chloe Cross

Lab Matters

Condensin loops around several strands of DNA, keeping it coiled up and easier to transport. (Artistic impression) Image credits: EMBL/ P. Riedinger

Keeping it together

As any rock-climber knows, trailing a long length of rope behind you is not easy. A dangling length of rope is unwieldy and hard to manoeuvre, and…

By Guest author(s)

Science

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