nucleosome

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nu·cle·o·some

 (no͞o′klē-ə-sōm′, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Any of the repeating subunits of chromatin found in eukaryotes, consisting of a DNA chain coiled around a core of histones.

nu′cle·o·som′al (-sō′məl) adj.

nucleosome

(ˈnjuːklɪəˌsəʊm)
n
(Biochemistry) a repeating structural unit of chromatin that contains DNA and histones

nu•cle•o•some

(ˈnu kli əˌsoʊm, ˈnyu-)

n.
any of the repeating subunits of chromatin occurring at intervals along a strand of DNA, consisting of DNA coiled around histone.
[1960–65]
Translations
nucleosoma
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Crystal structure of the nucleosome core particle at 2.
2005), and/or facilitated transcription factor binding concomitant with the removal of nucleosome core particles from the DNA (Chen et al.