Image of the month — DNA unwinds

DNA unwinds from Chromosome 20 at the 20q13 locus.
DNA unwinds from Chromosome 20 at the 20q13 locus.

DNA unwinds from Chromosome 20 at the 20q13 locus. SALL4 plays important roles in hematopoiesis (formation of blood cells) and leukemogenesis (initiating the blood cancer leukemia), including at the stem cell level. Illustration by Scott Holmes, CMI (DNA structure PDB ID:1BNA)

 

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