nucleohistone


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nucleohistone

 [noo″kle-o-his´tōn]
the nucleoprotein complex made up of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and histones. It is the principal constituent of chromatin.

nu·cle·o·his·tone

(nū'klē-ō-his'tōn),
A complex of histone and deoxyribonucleic acid, the form in which the latter is usually found in the nuclei of cells; nucleohistone may be viewed as a salt between the basic protein and the acidic nucleic acid.

nucleohistone

/nu·cleo·his·tone/ (noo″kle-o-his´tōn) the nucleoprotein complex made up of DNA and histones, the principal constituent of chromatin.

nucleohistone

(no͞o′klē-ō-hĭs′tōn′, nyo͞o′-)
n.
A nucleoprotein whose protein component is histone.

nucleohistone

[no̅o̅′klē·ōhis′tōn]
Etymology: L, nucleus + Gk, histos, tissue
a complex consisting of DNA and a histone protein that is the basic constituent of the chromatin in a cell nucleus.

nu·cle·o·his·tone

(nū'klē-ō-his'tōn)
A complex of histone and deoxyribonucleic acid, the form in which the latter is usually found in the nuclei of cells.

nucleohistone

the nucleoprotein complex made up of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and histones. It is the principal constituent of chromatin.
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morsus-ranae show higher nuclear and cytoplasmic RNA, more nucleohistone, and more total protein (Cutter & Feldman, 1970b); similar results were obtained with Elodea canadensis (Dosier & Riopel, 1978).