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Age-related Changes in Cell Nuclei

  • J. P. Panno
  • K. K. Nair


The study of nuclear changes with age is primarily concerned with alterations in chromatin structure and function. This relationship is of fundamental importance to both developmental biology and gerontology. Understanding the modulation of chromatin structure is essential to an understanding of the control of gene expression in eukaryotes and of the control of cellular differentiation and senescence.


Chromatin Structure Chromatin Condensation Interphase Nucleus Flight Muscle Musca Domestica 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Panno
  • K. K. Nair
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada

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