「Biophysics and Physicobiology」にKazuhiro Maeshima et al. “Chromatin as a nuclear spring”を掲載

2018 September 12 BPPB

日本生物物理学会欧文誌[Biophysics and Physicobiology]に以下の論文が新規掲載されました。

Kazuhiro Maeshima, Sachiko Tamura and Yuta Shimamoto “Chromatin as a nuclear spring”

Chromatin as a nuclear spring

The nucleus in eukaryotic cells is the site for genomic functions such as RNA transcription, DNA replication, and DNA repair/recombination. However, the nucleus is continually subjected to various mechanical forces. How can the nucleus cope with such forces? Recent studies including ours have suggested that chromatin functions not only as a “memory device” to store, replicate, and express the genetic information for various cellular functions but also as a “nuclear spring” to resist and respond to mechanical forces.

Biophysics and Physicobiology, Vol.15, pp. 189-195


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