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Research Article

Solution Scattering and FRET Studies on Nucleosomes Reveal DNA Unwrapping Effects of H3 and H4 Tail Removal

  • Kurt Andresen mail,

    kandrese@gettysburg.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Isabel Jimenez-Useche,

    Affiliation: School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Steven C. Howell,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Chongli Yuan,

    Affiliation: School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Xiangyun Qiu

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078587

About the Authors

Kurt Andresen
Department of Physics, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Isabel Jimenez-Useche, Chongli Yuan
School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Steven C. Howell, Xiangyun Qiu
Department of Physics, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kandrese@gettysburg.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KA CY XQ IJU SCH. Performed the experiments: KA IJU XQ SCH CY. Analyzed the data: KA IJU XQ CY SCH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IJU CY SCH XQ KA. Wrote the manuscript: KA IJU SCH XQ CY.