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Chromatin

Caption: Cells control harmful transposons in DNA by wrapping them tightly around nucleosomes and packing them into chromatin fibers. The ability to maintain control of harmful transposons diminishes as cells age. Credit: Darryl Leja/National Human Genome Research Institute

Credit: Darryl Leja/National Human Genome Research Institute

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