Histone

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DNA is wrapped round positively charged proteins known as histones[1]. The combination of the histone octamer and DNA as a unit is known as a nucleosome[2].

References

  1. Youngson RM (2006). Collins Dictionary of Human Biology. Glasgow: HarperCollins.
  2. Reece J, Campbell N (2006). Biology. San Francisco: Benjamin Cummings. ISBN 0-8053-6624-5.
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