A selection of movies produced by the Marko lab at Northwestern are presented below. The movies form the basis for the PNAS article by Poirier and Marko (2002). Find more movies on the Marko lab movie page.
- Extraction of a single mitotic chromosome from a newt cell in mitosis
- Micrococcal nuclease digestion of a single mitotic chromosome causing the chromosome to disintegrate into an apparent 'droplet' of chromatin fragments
- Stretching of a single mitotic chromosome after mild micrococcal nuclease digestion causing the chromosome to break into islands of dense chromatin connected by thin fibers