GC-rich Isochores in the Interphase Nucleus
Published Online: 15 JUL 2008
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Saccone, S. and Bernardi, G. 2008. GC-rich Isochores in the Interphase Nucleus. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2008
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In the interphase nuclei of human and other warm-blooded vertebrates, the gene-richest chromosomal regions are located in more internal positions and display much more spread-out conformations than the gene-poorest regions, the latter also showing more peripheral nuclear locations.
- natural selection;
- chromatin organization;
- cell nucleus;
- gene density;
- chromosomal bands