Definition of Nucleosomes

1. Noun. (plural of nucleosome) ¹



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Definition of Nucleosomes

1. nucleosome [n] - See also: nucleosome

Medical Definition of Nucleosomes

1. 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. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleosomes

nucleoside diphosphate
nucleoside phosphorylase
nucleoside phosphorylases
nucleoside q
nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
nucleoside triphosphate
nucleoside triphosphate-adenylate kinase
nucleosides
nucleoskeletal
nucleoskeletal DNA
nucleoskeleton
nucleoskeletons
nucleosol
nucleosomal
nucleosome
nucleosomes (current term)
nucleospindle
nucleosyntheses
nucleosynthesis
nucleosynthetic
nucleotidase
nucleotidases
nucleotide
nucleotide binding fold
nucleotide deaminases
nucleotide deletion
nucleotide mapping
nucleotide pair
nucleotide phosphotransferase
nucleotide pyrophosphate transferase

Literary usage of Nucleosomes

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1. Computing Radiation Dosimetry: CRD 2002, Workshop Proceedings, Sacavém by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (2004)
"The nucleosomes are packed together forming the chromosome fibre, which has a diameter of about 30 nm. For details on the geometrical structure of DNA and ..."

2. National Accounts of OECD Countries: V.2 by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"... sizes of a chromosome fibre, which itself represents a highly structured target of DNA wound around so-called nucleosomes, about 9 nm in diameter. ..."

3. Information Resources for Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Cephalopods Used by D'Anna J. Berry (1994)
"NAL call number: 381 B522 Descriptors: gene, DNA replication, nucleosomes. 134 Xenopus laevis in developmental and molecular biology. Dawid, IB and Sargent, ..."

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