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Elusive Z-DNA found on nucleosomes

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January 22, 2012
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BioMed Central Limited
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New research shows that left-handed Z-DNA, normally only found at sites where DNA is being copied, can also form on nucleosomes.


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  1. Niveen Mulholland, Yan Xu, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Keji Zhao. SWI/SNF-mediated chromatin remodeling induces Z-DNA formation on a nucleosome. Cell & Bioscience, 2012; 2 (1): 3 DOI: 10.1186/2045-3701-2-3

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