How and why DNA is moving and what it can tell us about the cell

Last updated 17th Feb 2020
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A pinboard by Roman Barth

PhD student, TU Delft

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DNA is constantly in motion within all of our body's cells. How can it do this without knotting itself? And more importantly, why does it do it? Next-generation optical microscopy can answer these questions!

Each one of our body’s cells is unique: each cell contains a different composition of proteins and thus behaves slightly differently. Yet each cell has the same ‘template’ to life – our DNA. Unders...