histone

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Borrowed from German Histon, perhaps from Ancient Greek ἵστημι (hístēmi, make stand) or ἱστός (histós, loom).

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histone (plural histones)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of various simple water-soluble proteins that are rich in the basic amino acids lysine and arginine and are complexed with DNA in the nucleosomes of eukaryotic chromatin.

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histone f (plural histones)

  1. (biochemistry) histone

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