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Title: Nucleosomal organization of chromatin in sperm nuclei of the bivalve mollusc Aulacomya ater
Authors: Olivares, C.
Ruiz Lara, Simon
Keywords: bivalve mollusc; sperm-specific protein; chromatin organization
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Citation: Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 101 (2): 93-99
Abstract: The sperm nuclei of Aulacomya ater, family Mitylidae, contain three proteins (X, Aa5 and Aa6) which are specific to this cell type coexisting with a set of five somatic-type histones. Information about the chromatin structure resulting from this kind of association is scarce. Therefore, we have probed the structure of this sperm chromatin through digestion with micrococcal nuclease in combination with salt fractionation. The data obtained have allowed us to propose a nucleosomal arrangement for this chromatin. However, two types of nucleosomes would be present in agreement with their protein components.
Description: Ruiz Lara, S. Laboratory of Developmental Biology, Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile.
URI: http://dspace.utalca.cl/handle/1950/4610
ISSN: 0300-8177
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