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nucleosome

 [noo´kle-o-sōm″]
any of the complexes of histone and DNA in eukaryotic cells, seen under the electron microscope as beadlike bodies on a string of DNA.

nu·cle·o·some

(nū'klē-ō-sōm'),
A localized aggregation of histone and DNA that is evident when chromatin is in the uncondensed stage.
Synonym(s): nu body
[nucleo- + G. sōma, body]

nucleosome

/nu·cleo·some/ (-sōm) any of the complexes of histone and DNA in eukaryotic cells, seen under the electron microscope as beadlike bodies on a string of DNA.

nucleosome

(no͞o′klē-ə-sōm′, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Any of the repeating subunits of chromatin found in eukaryotes, consisting of a DNA chain coiled around a core of histones.

nu′cle·o·som′al (-sō′məl) adj.

nucleosome

[no̅o̅′klē·əsōm′]
Etymology: L, nucleus + Gk, soma, body
any one of the repeating DNA-histone complexes that appear as beadlike structures at distinct intervals along a chromosome.

nucleosome

A nucleic acid and protein complex, which is the basic structural unit of chromatin, composed of a segment of DNA wrapped around a core of histone molecules.

nu·cle·o·some

(nū'klē-ō-sōm)
A localized aggregation of histone and DNA that is evident when chromatin is in the uncondensed stage.
[nucleo- + G. sōma, body]

nucleosome

The structural subunit of CHROMATIN consisting of about 200 BASE PAIRS and a barrel-shaped core of eight histone protein molecules (an octamer).

nucleosome

the basic structural unit of the eukaryote chromosome, being composed of four pairs of HISTONE proteins (H2A, H2B, H3 and H4) that are combined to form an octomer around which is wrapped about 150 nucleotide pairs of DNA.

nucleosome

any of the complexes of histone and DNA in eukaryotic cells, seen under the electron microscope as beadlike bodies on a string of DNA.
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In Drosophila, aberrant truncation of the N-terminal tail of H3 compromised replication-coupled nucleosome assembly, suggesting that the role of acetylation of the N-terminal tail of histone H3 might be conserved across different species (Ahmad and Henikoff 2002).
Nucleosomes are assembled by an acidic protein which binds histones and transfers them to DNA.
sup][21] mentioned that binding between autoantibodies and SmD1[sub]83-119 can be mediated by dsDNA and nucleosome.
cfDNA in plasma after endogenous chromatin digestion that spares DNA bound to nucleosomes and transcription factors.
A different technique could be changing the shape of the rod on which the nucleosomes rest.
Tightly packaged nucleosomes protect and bind DNA, and this string of beads forms chromatin, the third part of the epigenome.
BARCELONA, Spain, March 12, 2015--DNA is packaged as regular repeating units of nucleosomes throughout the genome, giving rise to chromatin.
BARCELONA, Spam, March 12, 2015 -- DNA is packaged as regular repeating units of nucleosomes throughout the genome, giving rise to chromatin.
32) These nucleosomes can be quantified and epigenetic information contained within them can be profiled and correlated with specific diseases.
The genetic code of higher organisms is written in chromosomes made up of DNA wound around histone proteins in the form of nucleosomes.
HMGB1 can bind endogenous molecules such as IL-1beta and nucleosomes and exogenous agents like endotoxin and microbial DNA.
No antibodies were found against Scl-70, PM-Scl, Jo-1, PCNA, dsDNA, centromeres, nucleosomes, histones, ribosomes and type M2 mitochondria.