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Molecular biology

How to duplicate a DNA package

A Correction to this article was published on 04 April 2012

Cells replicate half of their genome as short fragments that are put together later on. The way in which this process is linked to the formation of DNA–protein complexes called nucleosomes is now becoming clearer. See Article p.434

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Figure 1: Asymmetric DNA replication.

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Vandenberg, A., Almouzni, G. How to duplicate a DNA package. Nature 483, 412–413 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/483412a

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