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Study answers 100-year-old question about how chromosomes get their distinctive X-shape
Job Dekker, PhD, led an interdisciplinary team of researchers in unraveling how chromosomes are packaged into their iconic X-shape during cell division. Their research was published today in the journal Science.Read more