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  • Scientists Discover How DNA Is Folded Within the Nucleus
    By on October 15, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    mikael writes “Sciencedaily.com is reporting that scientists have discovered how DNA is folded within the nucleus of a cell such that active genes remain accessible without becoming tangled. The first observation is that genes are actually stored in two locations. The first location acts as a cache where all active genes are kept. The second location is a denser storage area where inactive genes are kept. The second observation is that all genes are (more…)