One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A structural unit of a eukaryotic chromosome, consisting of a length of DNA coiled around a core of histones.
- ‘The packaging of DNA with histones into nucleosomes and higher-order chromatin structures has profound effects on transcription initiation.’
- ‘Histones form the core of the nucleosome around which DNA is wrapped.’
- ‘DNA replication, like other DNA-dependent processes, must contend with the organization of DNA into nucleosomes and higher-order chromatin structures.’
- ‘Histone proteins are essential components of nucleosomes in eukaryotic chromosomes.’
- ‘On a molecular level, silenced chromatin consists of specialized heterochromatin proteins and of nucleosomes carrying deacetylated histones.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.