Small chromosomal proteins (approx 12-20 kD) possessing an open, unfolded structure and attached to the DNA in cell nuclei by ionic linkages. Classification into the various types (designated histone I, histone II, etc.) is based on the relative amounts of arginine and lysine in each. (mesh:D006657)



Synonym Reference Specificity
histones Exact
histone Exact
Histone Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
FPLX:Histone_H3 Histone_H3 isa
FPLX:Histone_H4 Histone_H4 isa
FPLX:Histone_H2A Histone_H2A isa
FPLX:Histone_H1 Histone_H1 isa
FPLX:Histone_H2B Histone_H2B isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.