nucleosome(redirected from Nucleosome core particle)
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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.
(Biochemistry) a repeating structural unit of chromatin that contains DNA and histones
nu•cle•o•some(ˈnu kli əˌsoʊm, ˈnyu-)
any of the repeating subunits of chromatin occurring at intervals along a strand of DNA, consisting of DNA coiled around histone.