Ep 259: The molecular clown car: DNA and your cells



The molecular clown car: DNA and your cells

If your cell’s nucleus was about as tall as Brad, your DNA could stretch for more than 200 miles. How do such long molecules fit inside such tiny cells? While we’re on the subject, just how much information is in DNA? Join us for a look at your chromosomes, and cellular nucleus.

Here are a couple of videos about chromosomes.

What is a Chromosome?

Chromosomes and Karyotypes

Here are a couple of articles about chromosome territories—where your chromosomes are while doing their job.

Chromosome Territories

Same name, but different article: Chromosome Territories

Here’s a video about the cell nucleus.

Cell Nucleus

And here’s a video about how your chromosomes are all coiled up.

Chromatin and Chromosomes





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