Spatio-temporal organization of DNA in living cells

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A pinboard by Roman Barth

PhD candidate, TU Delft

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DNA is constantly in motion within all of our cells. How can it do so without knotting itself?

The human DNA is about 2 m long when stretched out, but needs to fit inside the cell nucleus which has a diameter of only a few micrometers! To achieve this, our DNA is organized neatly in compartm...