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  1. Jan 2017
    1. spool

      DNA has a negatively charged backbone. The histones surface has positively charged amino acids.

    2. compaction makes it easier to transport DNA within a dividing cell, it also makes DNA less accessible for other cellular functions such as DNA synthesis and transcription. 

      Trade off between untangling DNA fibers for cell replication and accessibility for transcription and translation.