Transcription (image) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Caption In euchromatin and heterochromatin, the binding locations for transcription factors are distributed differently. In euchromatin they are concentrated at specific locations, in heterochromatin they are distributed more randomly. Credit Art For Science Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.