, Volume 149, Issue 4, pp 408–410 | Cite as

A reliable method for preparation and electron microscopic visualization of nucleosomes in higher plants

  • C. Lutz
  • W. Nagl
Short Communication


An improved and reliable method is given for the preparation and electron microscopic visualization of nucleosomes in higher plants. The critical steps of the technique are indicated and enough details are given to allow for its use without any prior experience.

Key words

Chromatin ultrastructure Nucleosomes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Lutz
    • 1
  • W. Nagl
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung ZellbiologieFachbereich Biologie der UniversitätKaiserslauternFederal Republic of Germany

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