Definition of histone in English:
Any of a group of basic proteins found in chromatin.
- Indeed, chromatin is known to be rich not only in histones but also HMG proteins, which may play a role in this charge shielding.
- Both nonhistone proteins and histones form complexes with TP.
- People solve this packing problem by tightly wrapping their DNA around proteins called histones.
Definition of histone in:
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