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how many such beads[ nucleosomes ]do you imagine are present in mammalian cell

how many such beads[ nucleosomes ]do you imagine are present in mammalian cell
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Simran Vinaik
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4 years ago
The diploid human genome has approximate 6.4 billion bp.
The length of DNA wrapping around the histone octamer is147 bp and if we take 50 bp as average length of linker DNA.
(6.4 billion / 200) = 3.2 x 107nucleosomes.

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