Structural Units in Chromatin and their Orientation on Membranes


A recent theory indicates that chromatin contains a structural unit, common to many vertebrate cells, arranged in a manner rather like the molecules in a liquid. More or less random in the interior, the unit was recognized because it forms ordered layers of definite geometry at the surface of the nucleus and monolayers confined by membranes in the cytoplasm… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/2171122a0