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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins.

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  • Rather, the DNA in chromatin must be wrapped on the outside of the histone octamer.
  • There's a "biology teacher" who doesn't know what chromatin is (and never heard of a histone code),
  • The DNA-protein complex of cell nuclei, chromatin, is condensed to chromosomes during cell division.
  • It is, however, evident that this action on chromatin is most important for proper functioning of the genome and for maintenance of genome integrity. for more
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