Condensed Chromosome (image) Howard Hughes Medical Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption In this computer model, a cross-section of a condensed chromosome shows large loops of DNA (rainbow colors) bundled into smaller loops and held together by rings of condensin protein (center, dark blue and red). Credit Anton Goloborodko Usage Restrictions Please use with credit. Share Print E-Mail 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.