, Volume 34, Issue 7, pp 882–883 | Cite as

Electron microscopic observation of nucleosomes in ultrathin sections of heparin-treated nuclei

  • J. G. Erenpreiss
  • R. A. Zirne
  • O. Je. Demidenko


Isolated rat liver nuclei display nucleosomes (γ-bodies) in common ultrathin sections after treatment of nuclei with heparin. The masking of nucleosomes in intact chromatin by some extranucleosomal component is suggested.


Heparin Microscopic Observation Ultrathin Section Electron Microscopic Observation Liver Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. Erenpreiss
    • 1
  • R. A. Zirne
    • 1
  • O. Je. Demidenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of the Chemistry of Cancer CellsLatvian Research Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine of the Ministry of Public Health of the Latvian SSRRiga(USSR)

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