Infographic: How Genome-Packaging Protein Cohesin Handles DNA – The Scientist

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The hinge region of cohesin binds DNA and swings toward one of the head regions. The other head region then clamps down on the DNA as the hinge is released to swing back to its original position and bind a new part of the DNA.
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