Study of Nucleosomal Organization of Chromatin in EBV Producer and Non-Producer Cells

  • V. Zongza
  • S. D. Kottaridis
Part of the Developments in Medical Virology book series (DIMV, volume 1)


The chromatin of higher and lower eukaryotes consists of nucleoprotein units, the nucleosomes (Felsenfeld, 1978). Investigations of the chromatin structure with nucleases have revealed that the DNA length per nucleosome varies between different organisms, different tissues, cells of the same tissue, and is correlated with the transcriptional activity of the cells and their state of differentiation (Noll, 1976; Lohr et al., 1977; Ord and Stocken, 1979).


Chromatin Structure Repeat Length High Mobility Group Raji Cell Lymphoma Cell Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Zongza
    • 1
  • S. D. Kottaridis
    • 2
  1. 1.Biochemistry and Mol. Biology DepartmentSchool of Sciences, University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Papanikolaou Research CenterHellenic Anticancer InstituteAthensGreece

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