Nuclear architecture emerges at the awakening of the genome|Health Consumer

The DNA molecules in each one of the cells in a person’s body, if laid end to end, would measure approximately two metres in length. Remarkably, however, cells are able to fold and compact their genetic material in the confined space of the nucleus, which spans only a few micrometres….
Source: Nuclear architecture emerges at the awakening of the genome

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