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The repeating structural units of chromatin, each consisting of approximately 200 base pairs of DNA wound around a protein core. This core is composed of the histones H2A, H2B, H3, and H4.

Year introduced: 1980

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Tree Number(s): A11.284.430.106.279.345., D12.776.664.224.550, G05.360.160.180.625

MeSH Unique ID: D009707

Entry Terms:

  • Nucleosome
  • Polynucleosomes
  • Polynucleosome
  • Dinucleosomes
  • Dinucleosome

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