Human Genome Folding

Human Genome Folding
Fractal globule models the way the human genome folds inside the nucleus of a cell. 

This fractal globule demonstrates how the human genome might fold inside the nucleus of a cell. There are no knots in the globule. 

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Gray arrow  2010 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics Talk: How the Genome Folds

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Reporters may freely use this image. Credit format: Image courtesy of Ashok Cutkosky and Erez Lieberman Aiden (2011).