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Fractal globule model 
Lieberman-Aiden’s new technique for creating 3-D genomic maps (Hi-C), gave him evidence him to theorize that the structure of the human genome forms a “fractal globule.” Here the genome forms super-dense, knot-free “globules of globules of globules,” which allows for regions in 1-D to also occur nearby in 3-D. Nearby regions are indicated using similar colors.
Fractal globule model
Lieberman-Aiden’s new technique for creating 3-D genomic maps (Hi-C), gave him evidence him to theorize that the structure of the human genome forms a “fractal globule.” Here the genome forms super-dense, knot-free “globules of globules of globules,” which allows for regions in 1-D to also occur nearby in 3-D. Nearby regions are indicated using similar colors.