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 (no͞o′klē-ō-hĭs′tōn′, nyo͞o′-)
A nucleoprotein whose protein component is histone.
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Characterization of nucleohistone and nucleoprotamine components in the mature human sperm nucleus.
Increased free radical levels damage the nucleohistone component of the sperm genome.
Effect of carnosine homocarnosine and anserine on hydroxylation of the guanine moiety in 2'-deoxyguanosine, DNA and nucleohistone with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of nickel(II).